Every year, a single author is asked to anonymously judge The Moth Short Story Prize, choosing three winning stories from entries submitted worldwide. Previous judges include Mark Haddon, Kevin Barry, Ali Smith and Sarah Hall.
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Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded 1 x per year.
Fiction Temp Closed
- Open to a broad Audience.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 5,000 words.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).|
| OK|| OK|| No|| OK|| OK||Text format submissions |
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