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2022 Bristol Short Story Prize


Wednesday, May 4, 2022


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Entry Fees

£9 per entry (about $12.50)


20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 15. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist.

1st prize is £1,000 (about $1300), 2nd prize is £500 (about $650), 3rd prize is £250 (about $325). 17 further prizes of £100 (about $130) will be presented to the remaining shortlisted writers.


The 15th Bristol Short Story Prize is open to all published and unpublished writers. Entries must be previously unpublished with a maximum word count of 4,000 words, there is no minimum word count. Stories can be on any theme or subject and are welcome in any style or genre. The 2022 judging panel is: literary agent, Tom Drake-Lee; award-winning writer, Irenosen Okojie; independent bookshop manager, Jessica Taylor. Enter via the website. Full details are available at:

Contact Information

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