Short Story Contest

The Rotary Club of Stratford is pleased to announce the Rotary Stratford Short Story Contest.

Call for Submissions:

Submit an original, unpublished short story between 1500-2500 words. This is open to any genre.

Prizes up to $500:
Winners will receive the following prizes:

19 and under / Teen:

  • First: $300
  • Second: $200
  • Third: $100

3 Honourable Mentions

20 and over / Adult:

  • First: $500
  • Second: $250
  • Third: $100

3 Honourable Mentions

Eligibility:

Writers of all citizenships may enter the contest and may submit multiple submissions to this contest. Writers under the age of 19 must provide parental or guardian consent.

Important Dates:

  • Contest Opens: December 1, 2016
  • Submission Deadline: May 31 2017

Enter the Contest:

You must read and accept the Rules and Regulations of the contest to enter – use the link below.

Contest Announcements:

  • Shortlist Announcement: August 2017
  • Winner Announcement: October 20-23 2017 during the Stratford Writers Festival
View the Rules and Regulations