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And Nothing Remains

The Newcomer Prize for Short Stories

Over the years, the Newcomer Prize for Short Stories has brought us some wonderful writing and helped us to spread the message that we're always eager to read the work of new writers. However, we're no longer running the competition. We think we can better serve the writing community — and our readers — through our standard short story submission system, where we continue to welcome fiction from debut authors as well as more established ones.

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

For more information, please read our submission guidelines. You can submit your stories today using the online submission form.

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2018 Winners

Results of the 2018 edition of the Newcomer Prize were announced on our website here, and the winners appeared in our anthology And Nothing Remains.


Writing Competitions…

  • Please note that we are not planning to run any writing competitions in the near future. We welcome submissions of both general fiction and ghost stories through our standard submissions system linked above this notice.
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