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The V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize


Monday, June 22, 2015


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Entry Fees

£5 by Submittable ( or by cheque made payable to the Royal Society of Literature


The annual prize of £1,000 goes to the best unpublished short story of the year. The winning entry is also published in Prospect online and the RSL Review. In addition to this, there will be an opportunity for the winner to appear at an RSL event with established short story in autumn 2015.


The judges for this year are Philip Hensher, Adam Mars-Jones and Rose Tremain.

Entries should be written in English and 2,000-4,000 words in length. Entrants must be citizens of the UK, the Republic of Ireland or Commonwealth countries or have been a resident in one of the aforementioned countries for the past three years.

Contact Information

Ben Sinyor
[email protected]
+44 (0)207 845 4678



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