The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is the world’s richest short story prize, with the winner presented with £30,000 and each of the shortlisted writers receiving £1,000.

The award is given to a published writer, from any country, for a single short story of up to 6,000 words.

Entry to the 2018 Competition is now closed.

2018 winner announced: Courtney Zoffness for 'Peanuts Aren't Nuts'

Keep up to date with the prize at www.shortstoryaward.co.uk 

For any queries relating to the prize please contact STEFGqueries@societyofauthors.org 

Previous winners are Breat Anthony Johnston, Jonathan Tel, Yiyun Li, Adam Johnson, Junot Diaz , Kevin Barry, Anthony Doerr, and CK Stead. Shortlisted authors have included Hilary Mantel, Emma Donoghue, Elizabeth Strout, and Ali Smith.

For full details of the 2018 Terms & Conditions, please click here.