Contest and Submission


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The 2018 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is Open for Entries

Deadline: 6pm (GMT), Thursday, 28 September 2017
Prize: £30 000 for the winner and £1 000 for five shortlistees

The prize, worth £30,000 to the winner, is an international award, founded in 2010, that is open to any story of up to 6,000 words written in English. Stories need to have been either previously unpublished or only published after 31 December 2016. Five other authors shortlisted for the award will each receive £1,000. The prize is administered by the Society of Authors. To be eligible, the author must simply have a record of prior publication in creative writing in the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Submission guidelines: Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award website

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About the author


Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.