Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Children’s, Creative Nonfiction, Crime/Thriller, Drama, Essay, Fantasy, Fiction, General, Graphic Writing, Horror, Mystery, Nonfiction, Plays, Playwriting, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
£8 - there are 40 free spots available for low income writers
1st Prize - £1,000 sterling and publication in a short story anthology to be published by Parthian Books in 2022.
11 x Runners-up/Finalist Prizes - £100 each and publication in a short story anthology to be published by Parthian Books in 2022.
The Rhys Davies Short Story Competition recognises the very best short stories in English
in any style and on any subject up to a maximum of 5,000 words by writers in / from Wales.
Entries must not have been previously published in print or online, including personal blogs
or on social media, or been broadcast, or placed in a competition.
Originally established in 1991, Swansea University’s Cultural Institute is delighted to
manage this prestigious award on behalf of The Rhys Davies Trust and in association with
Born in Blaenclydach, near Tonypandy in the Rhondda, in 1901, Rhys Davies was among
the most dedicated, prolific, and accomplished of Welsh prose-writers in English. He wrote,
in all, more than a hundred stories, twenty novels, three novellas, two topographical books
about Wales, two plays, and an autobiography.