Independent publishers of new short fiction. i This site uses cookies: for more info see our privacy policy.

Your cart: 0 items0)

View Cart | Checkout

“I could open the case, have a peek, and sneak out again. Just a peek. No one would know…”

Uncle Dougie's Suitcase, Alastair Chisholm

Sign up for our newsletter:

Somewhere This Way

The Fiction Desk Ghost Story Competition

From 2019, we're replacing our ghost story competition with a new annual submission call for ghost stories.

From October to January, we'll be open for ghost story submissions of two kinds: general unthemed stories, and ghost stories on a specific theme. This theme will be announced when we open the call at the start of October.

Find out more about the new submission call here. A selection of our previous winners can be found in our ghost story anthologies.

Why the change?

Sending us a short story submission has some great advantages over entering the old competition:

For more information on submitting work to The Fiction Desk, please read our submission guidelines.

We accept PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Amex.