Monday 19 July 00:00 – 00:00

Winners to be announced on 19 July


£8.00 each

Judge: Isobel Dixon

Entry fee: £5 for sto­ries up to 2,500 words. £8 for sto­ries up to 5,000 words

Word Lim­it: 2,500 (£5) 5,000 (£8)

Dead­line (Clos­ing Date): 12 mid­night GMT, Sunday 16 May 2021

First Prize: £500

Sec­ond Prize: £100

Third Prize: £50

The Top 3 sto­ries will be pub­lished on the ChipLit­Fest website.

We pro­mote and encour­age qual­i­ty writ­ing from ama­teurs and pro­fes­sion­als alike, so the com­pe­ti­tion is open to every­one aged 16 or over by the clos­ing date, Sunday 16 May 2021, not only in the UK, but over­seas as well.

Read the top three stories from the 2020 competition here.

How to submit your stories and competition rules, here.