Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award
[Society of Authors]
London SW10 9SB
Launched in 2009 by Lord Matthew Evans, former chairman of EFG Private Bank and Cathy Galvin from The Sunday Times, The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is the richest prize for a single short story in the English language open to any novelist or short story writer from around the world who is published in the UK. Worth £30,000 to the winner, and £1,000 to each of the shortlisted authors, the annual award aims to promote and celebrate the excellence of the modern short story, and has attracted entries from some of the world’s finest writers.
Winners of the international competition, which is open to stories of up to 6,000 words written in English, have come from all over the world, and have included the Pulitzer prize-winning American writer Junot Diaz, CK Stead from New Zealand and Kevin Barry from Ireland. Last year’s recipient of the award was the Pulitzer winner Adam Johnson for his haunting story ’Nirvana’.
- Submission Instructions/Form
- Submission Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
- First Prize: £30,000
- Other: £1,000 to each of the shortlisted authors
Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is listed in the following categories:
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