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10 JUDGES, 10 YEARS: Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal was one of five judges on the Sunday Times Short Story Award in 2019. She shares her thoughts and tips on writing a 'fat-free' short story, where every word has to earn its place...

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10 JUDGES, 10 YEARS: Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain was one of six judges on the Sunday Times Short Story Award in 2016. She shares her thoughts and tips on the short story as a 'difficult and petulant entity'

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Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award: eligibility FAQs 2020

Hoping to enter the Award? Here's our advice on negotiating the Terms and Conditions, and key things to look for when considering your eligibility

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How entering a short story competition changed my life

Max Riddington at the Bridport Prize recalls how her life changed when she submitted a short story to a competition

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November: short story low-down

Our round-up of the best short story news, with the latest on Alice Munro, Irenosen Okojie, Sally Rooney and more

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10 JUDGES, 10 YEARS: Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall was one of six judges on the Sunday Times Short Story Award in 2014. She shares her thoughts and tips on mastering this 'divisive, provocative' form of writing...

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Submissions Are Now Open for the 2020 Award

We will be accepting submissions for the 2020 prize until Friday 13th December

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Lina Protopapa, award-winning translator

Lina Protopapa: inside the world of an award-winning literary translator

The award-winning translator Lina Protopapa talks about the joys and challenges of translating short fiction: ‘One of the tasks that the translator is called upon to carry out is to continuously hold count of what is lost in a translation'

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The 2019 Shortlist

Enter Our Competition to Win 2019's Exclusive Shortlist Audiobook Anthology

Twenty lucky winners will receive a year's subscription to Audible UK

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2019's Shortlist Discuss Their Writing

2019 has been a stand-out year for the Award. Here the shortlist discuss their stories, writing process and much more

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