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Cambridge Short Story Prize 2018 (Bangladesh Prize)

To enter the Cambridge Short Story Prize 2018, please read through the Terms and conditions and fill out the form below.

Please note, this entry form is for residents of Bangladesh ONLY. 

Terms and Conditions

  1. Entries must be in English. 
  2. Entries must be the original an exclusive work of the author.
  3. Word count should be between 2,000 and 3,000 (including the title).
  4. Entrants making use of the free entry may submit ONE ENTRY ONLY. Subsequent entries must be paid for via the standard entry form. 
  5. Entries should be written in a size 12, Time New Roman or similar font, with lines double spaced.
  6. Entries should be submitted as doc or dox only.
  7. Files should be submitted online and the title of the document should be the same as the title of the story. For example, if your story is called 'River' please save the document as 'River' and NOT 'ShortstoryRiver', 'RiverTSS' 'Riverfinal' etc. 
  8. The short story title and word count should be in the header of the document. All pages should be numbered.
  9. Entries must be anonymous, with no name, address, or identifier on the submission.
  10. Entries must not have been previously published (in print or online), or have won awards.
  11. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know if your short story is accepted elsewhere.
  12. Entrants must be at least sixteen years old.
  13. All decisions are final.
  14. TSS Publishing reserves the right to remove any short story from the competition if the terms are not met.
  15. Refunds are not possible.
  16. Failure to comply with any of these terms will result in immediate rejection from the competition.
  17. Proof of name and residency may be required from the winner of the Bangladesh Prize.

The longlist will appear on the website on 15th March 2019. If you would like to be notified of the announcement, please subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of the page (please remember to verify your address).

On 15th March 2019, 25 shortlisted writers will be notified by email and given offers of publication.

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If you have any problem entering, please email miles@theshortstory.co.uk