Monday, 18 March 2013

Writers & Artists flash fiction competition, deadline 25 March

Found the following competition information on the Writers & Artists website:

Flash Fiction competition 2013


Can you write a story in 200 words or less?

To celebrate the continuing rise of the short story and following on from the huge success of last year’s competition, Writers & Artists and Bloomsbury are delighted to announce another Flash Fiction challenge.
For this year’s competition, we’d simply like you to write a story of no more than 200 words based on the theme of ‘alienation’ and/or ‘the quest for belonging’.
And to tie in with this theme, we've asked Roshi Fernando, author of Homesick, to judge all of this year's entries.
The lucky winner will receive not only a bundle of all our short story collections published from this year and 2012, but also two tickets to see George Saunders discussing his new collection Tenth of December
Jon McGregor (IMPAC Award-winning author of Even the Dogs and If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things) will be chairing the event, which takes place onWednesday 29 May.


1st prize: Bundle of short story collections plus two tickets for George Saunders and Jon McGregor’s event at the Southbank Centre
2nd prize: a signed copy of books by Jon McGregor, D W Wilson & Roshi Fernando
3rd prize: a signed copy of Roshi Fernando’s Homesick

Competition details:

Our competition will run from today and the closing date is before midnight on Monday 25 March. The winner will be announced on Monday 15 April.
To enter, please email your story of no more than 200 words to by Monday 25 March.
The subject line of your email should read ‘FLASH FICTION 2013’.

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