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BBC National Short Story Award 2018 with Cambridge University: Call for Submissions
Deadline: Mon 12 Mar 2018
This prestigious award aims to celebrate and promote the best in contemporary British short fiction, offering £15,000 for the winner and £600 to four shortlisted writers.

The BBC National Short Story Award is open to authors with a previous record of publication who are UK nationals or residents, aged 18 years or over.

The story entered must either have been unpublished, or be first published or scheduled for publication after 1st January of the previous year. The story should have a maximum of 8000 words and must have been written in English.

Since it began in 2005, alumni of the BBC National Short Story Award have included established writers such as Rose Tremain, Mark Haddon, Sarah Hall, Jonathan Buckley, K J Orr and Lionel Shriver.

The deadline for receipt of entries is 9am (GMT) Monday 12 March 2018.

For full terms and conditions please visit www.bbc.co.uk/nssa

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The BBC National Short Story Award
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