Cambridge Short Story Prize 2020, deadline 15th June - £2,350 prize fund

TSS Publishing is seeking the following roles:

CNF Editor (Virtual)

We’re looking for someone with experience of CNF who has a passion for discovering exciting voices.

The role will primarily involve:

  • Reading and selecting work.
  • Seeking new voices.

Please note this is a voluntary role. The time commitment is flexible and all work can be done remotely.

Applications close: 05/02/20

See below to apply.

CNF & Flash Fiction Writers in Residence (Virtual)

TSS Publishing is seeking creative non-fiction writer and flash fiction writer with a track record of publication and experience. The selected writers will be ‘in residence’ for six months and will be asked to write an article each month on the craft of creative non-fiction/flash fiction

Articles should be between 1500 and 3000 words in length.

Example articles might be:

  • ‘Time and Place in Creative Non-Fiction’
  • ‘Fact and Fiction in Creative Non-Fiction’
  • ‘Understanding James Baldwin’s Notes on a Native Son’
  • Flash Fiction: Fast or Slow?
  • How to write a winning Flash Fiction
  • What connects the work in The Best Small Fictions series?

We will pay £40 per article and offer editorial support, as well as social media coverage of the writers and their works more generally.

Applications close 05/02/19

See below to apply.

Twenty Short Story Readers (Virtual)

On the 15th April, TSS will be launching the Cambridge Prize for Short Stories.

We are seeking twenty readers to help with submissions. Readers should have experience with the short form.

Once the competition has closed (15 June), each reader will be provided with approximately 40 short stories to read and will be asked to provide a shortlist of approximately 5 from their list by 15 July.

Readers must have a computer to access the stories and  be able to commit to the reading.

It is a lot of reading, but many writers have found it invaluable experience.

See below to apply.

Applications close once all twenty places have been filled.

To Apply

Email rupert@theshortstory.co.uk outlining your relevant experience and any ideas you may have about the role.