Monday 14 February 00:00 – 00:00


£5.00 each

Judge: Yasmin Kane

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)

Following HW Fisher's generous sponsorship, we are now in a position to offer free entries to those writers on a low income, details here.

Dead­line (Clos­ing Date): 12 mid­night GMT, Monday 7 February 2022

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, Monday 7 February 2022, not only in the UK, but over­seas as well.

How to submit your stories and competition rules, here.

Read the top four stories from the 2021 competition here.

Jenny Smith