STORGY 2015 Short Story Competition

Are you an awesome short story writer? STORGY 2015 Short Story Competition may be the thing for you.

STORGY is a Literary Short Story Magazine that is constantly looking to publish both published and unpublished authors. STORGY is open for general submissions all year round but are currently holding their 2015 Short Story Competition. Managing Director Tomek Dzido recently informed us that submissions are now welcome and that the competition will be judged by award winning author Paul McVeigh.

According to Dzido, Paul McVeigh has been published in several anthologies, including New Century New Writing and Rattle Tales 2&3. He’s read his work on BBC Radio 5 and at the International Conference on the Short Story in Vienna. He also represented the UK short story for The Brittish Council in Mexico this year. Currently. he is working on a short story collection and his first novel was published in April this year and was shortlisted for The Guardian’s ‘Not The Booker’ Prize.

Paul is the Co-Founder of the London Short Story Festival and Associate Director of Word Factory, The UK’s leading short story salon. He has judged numerous short story competitions.

Submission for the competition opened on the 23rd of November 2015 and the deadline is at 11pm on the 30th December 2015. There’s a £5 entry charge.

14 finalists will be featured in the 2015 STORGY Short Story Competition Anthology with an extra prize of £500 for the winner. Two runner ups will receive £25 book vouchers and all winners are in for a signed copy of Paul McVeigh’s debut novel ‘The Good Son’

Further entry instructions and Terms and Conditions for the 2015 STORGY Short Story Competition can be found at:

You can read winning story; ‘Live Meat and Freedom’, by Rowena Macdonald, from the 2014 STORGY Short Story Competition via the following link:

The 2014 STORGY Short Story Competition Anthology is available on Amazon for £1.99, and contains all fourteen longlisted short stories, author interviews, afterwords, and exclusive artwork by STORGY illustrator Harlot Von Charlotte, in addition to STORGY’s interview with 2014 competition judge; David James Poissant.

For STORY general submission guidelines, please follow the link below:




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