2009 Commonwealth Short Story Competition Open for Entries

The 2009 Commonwealth Short Story Competition is now open for entry to all Commonwealth citizens. Entry is free. First Prize is 2,000 British Pounds and Regional Prizes are 500 British Pounds each. The closing date is 11 May 2009. Full information on how to enter can be found here.

The Commonwealth Short Story Competition is an annual contest to support new creative writing and promote a wider range of Commonwealth voices. It is funded and administered by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association. Each year around 25 winning and highly commended stories from the different regions of the Commonwealth are recorded on to CDs and broadcast on radio stations across the Commonwealth. Anyone who is a citizen of a Commonwealth country can enter, whether a professional or amateur writer. Stories should be original, unpublished, written in English and no more than 600 words long.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Odiase Vincent says:

    Please I woulkd like to know when the results will be announced. Thanks

  2. PWAC Quebec says:

    You can find the results here. The stories are all there and can either be read or listened to online.

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