Just one week left to enter!
- Open to both published and unpublished writers
- Awarded for a single, previously unpublished short story of up to 4,000 words by an author aged 18 years or over
- Closing date Wednesday 5th August at 4pm
Launched in 2012, the Award – run in association with the Costa Book Awards but judged independently of the main five-category system – is unique in that it is judged anonymously (without the name of the author being known throughout the process).
It is open to both published and unpublished writers, for a single, previously unpublished short story of up to 4,000 words by an author aged 18 years or over and written in English.
Entries must be submitted online via a dedicated page at www.costabookawards.com. Entrants need not have been previously published but publishers and agents may submit entries on behalf of authors.
A shortlist of six stories is selected from the entries by a panel of judges comprising author Raffaella Barker; …