Awarded to the most original, well-written work of short fiction. Applications can include published or unpublished material. Every applicant is however restricted to just one entry. Entry requirements: A hard copy or you can email your story to us in word format to Please note you must still send in your application form. Stories should not exceed 4,000 words.

Rules for submission: Post or drop in your entry form (downloaded and filled in below) in an A4 clear plastic pocket. If you email your entry, please state that on the entry form.

For our full list of Entry Guidelines see here.

Download: Smedias 2017 Application Form