Thursday, 22 July 2010

Short Story Anthology Opportunity for Expats

Are you, or have you been an expat? If so, there's an opportunity for you to see your short story published in an anthology, due for publication to coincide with National Short Story Week. Remember, the opportunity is only for expats (past and present), but the details are as follows:

Call for Short Stories - in support of National Short Story Week
Organised by Writers Abroad

Title: Writers Abroad

Theme: Short Stories on Expat Life, the pains and the pleasure

Contributions: From expat writers (either currently an expat or previously an expat),

Word Count: Anything up to 2,500 words, piece can be flash fiction i.e up to 500 words or short stories up to 2,500. Word count does not include the title.

Submission Rules:
  • All stories must be previously unpublished
  • Submissions should be received by midnight Friday 15th October 2010
  • Submissions must be in English
  • Manuscripts must be submitted in either Word or RTF format (No Docx or other format will be accepted).
  • The approximate word count should be inserted at the end of the story
  • Author name and story Title should be placed in the left header of the document and page numbers in the right footer
  • Manuscripts should be presented with double spacing and Times New Roman Font.
  • Submissions are by email only to
  • Entries are free, only one entry per author plus a short bio of 30 words
  • Successful authors will be informed within two weeks of the closing date
  • It will not be possible to provide feedback on stories but successful stories will be edited and authors may be required to undertake minor changes for publication purposes

Copyright will remain with the author and the stories will be published in an anthology

Good luck!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting - if readers require more they can go here:

    and here for NSSW