Please note that we are only able to contact winning and shortlisted writers. If you do not hear from us by the end of September it means your work has not been selected on this occasion

Find out about previous winners and those on our shortlists.

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“The Bridport competition is one of the most prestigious, and the standard of entries published in the prize anthology - poetry, short stories and flash fiction - is incredibly high so I was immensely pleased and excited to hear my short story had been highly commended. 

"Writing is a pretty isolating business and to have my work recognised by the short story judge Tessa Hadley, is something to be treasured.”

Jennifer Bailey (UK) – highly commended, Short Story competition 2016

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