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Superlative Short Story Competition

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Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct. (March 2023)

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United Kingdom Established in 2020

Publication Media & Contest Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded 1 x per year.

Fiction Believed Defunct

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words; Up to 5 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words; Up to 5 pieces.
Novel Excerpt Novel Excerpt500 - 5,000 words.
Winner's Prize:
We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No OK UnknownText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2023
Date Added: 18 Jun 2022

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