What a lot of great stories, and what a tricky task it has been deciding on the longlist! Click on ‘2021 longlist’ (top right) to see which titles are listed.

Congratulations to all our entrants and thank you for your ongoing interest in the competition. We have also had entries for our new young writer category for entrants aged 16-21; these are being judged separately.

Frome Festival is going ahead this year and the competition prize-giving will be held on ECOS, Frome’s Merlin Theatre’s outdoor stage, on Sunday July 11th 


First, second and third prize winners and local winners. Click here»

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Rules and Prize Details

The Frome Short Story Competition is an international competition open to all unpublished and published writers. Find out more»
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