For writers from the UK & Ireland.
FIRST PRIZE £500
To celebrate 50 years of the BSFA's promotion of British science fiction, we are please to announce our 50th Anniversary Short Story Competition.
The competition is open to any writer resident in the UK or Ireland. The maximum length of stories is 8000 words. The stories must be science fiction, but we're willing to take a broad definition of what that means. All entries must be accompanied by a £10 entry fee.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £500, the short listed runners up will receive £50, and the winning and short listed entries will be published in a special issue of FOCUS the BSFA's magazine for writers. The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 5th September 2008 - the winner will be announced at Novacon 38, 14th - 16th November 2008.
Judges include Stephen Baxter & Alistair Reynolds.