The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is open for submissions. An initiative of Commonwealth Writers, the prize recognizes the best piece of unpublished short fiction, from 2,000 to 5,000 words, in English.

Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. The five winning stories from the 2019 competition will be published online by Granta.

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There is no entry fee.

The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2018.

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