2016 Short Story Prize
LitRejections Short Story Prize Longlist Announced
Our inaugural story prize welcomed submissions from writers around the world for the chance to win cash prizes and publication on our website, a site with over 100 million web hits.
We really wanted to read your stories and bring your voice to a wider audience of readers, agents, publishers, authors, and the many leading figures from all of the other creative industries, who regularly visit our website www.litrejections.com
We were overwhelmed with the quality of entries from around the world. This meant choosing a final longlist of 10 has been extremely challenging. But we now have our longlist of 10 great short stories.
Here is our longlist in alphabetical order of story title.
- A Eulogy for Boo – Jennifer Tucker
- Dance Me to the End of Love – Alejandro Morales
- Down to the River to Pray – Laurence Jones
- The Manuscript – Laura Heffernan
- Rob versus Karen – Leo X. Robertson
- Schadenfreude Season – Emma Sloley
- Still a Little Bit Famous – Laura Elizabeth
- The Outside Prison – Rachel Smith
- The Void – Alice Hayes
- Wishing on the Dog Star – K.N. Salustro
Top 3 Prize Winners Announcement
The top 3 prize winners will be announced on our website on 25th July 2016.
Those from the longlist will remain on our website.
The winning short story will be published on our website on 1st August 2016.