2012 Short Story Judge
It costs £7.50 (13.00 US$; 10€) to enter.
Please complete an entry form. This can be emailed or posted to us.
The award money will be paid in sterling via cheque or PayPal.*
Stories should be double spaced, pages consecutively numbered and should only be printed on one side of the paper if not submitted electronically.
Your name should not appear on your short story.
We prefer postal entries but electronic entries are perfectly acceptable.
There is a 3000 word limit.
First Prize £500 (approx. 805 US$; 608€)
Second Prize £150 (approx. 241 US$; 182€)
Third Prize £50 (approx. 80 US$; 60€)
Winners and shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology.
Closing date is 31st October 2012
Please print out the entry form either from the PDF, Word file or from your web browser. Once filled out please send it along with your submission and receipt of payment.
Please note that submissions should be sent via your country's usual postal service and not a courier service. For example, in the UK this should be Royal Mail; in the USA this would be the American Postal Service. If this is a problem for you please email us.
Either email your entry as a Word or PDF document to shortstory [at] ruberybookaward [dot] com (replace at and dot with symbols). Please send your story and entry form as separate documents. Alterantively, post your entry to us:
The Rubery Book Award
PO Box 15821
As we are an international award organisation we do accept entry fees in a variety of currencies. We understand people prefer to pay in their own currency, so if yours is not listed you may wish to select one that is and allow PayPal to convert it. Alternatively contact us requesting the currency you would like added.
It costs £7.50 to enter or 13.00 USD or 9.50€ (click pay online to see a further list of alternative currencies). We do accept cheques from UK residents provided they are in sterling. They should be made out to the Rubery Book Award. We ONLY accept cheques in British pounds. Cheques in other currencies will not be returned.
Entry Fee for Multiple Submissions
If you are sending multiple submissions we are offering a discount on 5 stories. Please go to Pay Online to view prices.http://www.ruberybookaward.com/http://www.ruberybookaward.com/information.html
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site