The Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize 2024

Broadway Arts Festival launched a short story prize in order to encourage creativity during the lockdown. The prize is generously sponsored and judged by festival Benefactors Julia & Martin Wilson who read every entry received, from across the world. The competition now takes place every other year.

Entries need to be a maximum of 2,000 words with unlimited entries allowed per entrant. No theme to adhere to.
We are delighted to announce that the prize fund has doubled this year!


Main prize (adults): £800
Ages 11-16yrs: £100
Age 10 and under: £100

The deadline for entries was 6pm on 28th March 2024.

The winners & those highly commended have now been announced – visit the Short Story Prize page to read the winning entries and learn about the authors