V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize Entry Form – Free Entries

This page is only for those who have requested and been granted a free entry. Any other entries received via this form will not be considered.

The annual prize of £1,000 goes to the best unpublished short story of the year. The winning entry is also published in Prospect magazine and the RSL Review.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the eligibility and guidelines prior to submitting your entry.

The closing date is Friday 1 September 2023 at 5pm. If you are unable to complete the online entry form please contact Laura Sibbald.

Entry Details

Please note that only residents of the UK are eligible for free entry.
Please give the word count for your story - this should be between 2,000-4,000 words.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload your story above - this should be either a PDF or Word file, no other files will be accepted.

Equal Opportunities

The RSL is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applicants from all background and experiences. To give us insights into who is entering, we would appreciate it if people could complete a form upon submission. This is entirely optional and the information provided here will be treated in the strictest confidence and not linked to entries.