This year’s Children’s Short Story Competition is now open for submissions! The competition is open to all children aged four to fifteen. Your story must be all your own work and must be between 300 and 1500 words.

How do I submit?
You can email your story, along with your contact details, to PS this is our prefered method!).
You can also hand in your story in person to your nearest Daunt Books (along with a completed copy of the form below). Please make sure they’re typed, double spaces and single sided.

The competition closes on Sunday 8th January 2017. Results will be announced in April 2017, and winning stories will be published in May 2017.


Good luck!