Welcome to our section that celebrates the short story. We believe that the short story is one of the most exciting and important literary forms, and that it can, and should, reach the widest possible readership. We believe that the short story matters.
Sarah Hall's fantastical short story 'Mrs Fox' takes the £15,000 prize!
We have an archive of free short stories from acclaimed and award-winning authors you can download and read on whatever platform you desire.
Here is a list of magazines and websites that accept short story submissions. Check their websites for further information on how to submit your stories.
Find out about some of our favourite new short story collections
Browse this listing of short story competitions to find out where you can enter your work for prizes - from regular monthly competitions to prestigious writing awards.
Find our latest reviews of short story collections and anthologies