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Edinburgh Award for Flash Fiction

Writing Contest



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  • Response time: -
  • Prizes: £2000
  • Fee: £7
  • Last run: 2023-05-31 - 2023-08-30
  • Reading blind: -

Fiction - 250 words max

Max words: 250

Additional info

First Prize £2,000, Second Prize £300, Third Prize £150

"The Scottish Arts Club will present one year free membership of the club to the main prize-winners. Publication in our anthology will be offered to the authors of the top 30 flash fiction entries."

"Free entry through our bursary fund is offered to writers living in Scotland whose immediate family receives any form of income support. Deadline for stories entered through the bursary fund is 31 July 2022."

Usually opens on June 1st and closes on August 31st (July 31st for those using the bursary fund).

Submission calls



The £2,000 Edinburgh Flash Fiction Award is open to writers worldwide, published and unpublished, and for stories on any topic up to 250 words.