2013-2014 Rome Short Story Competition - stories should include Italian music
Since 2009 cordelia.net Books has hosted the Rome Short Story Competition - see below for the anthologies from the previous competitions. We're pleased to announce the 2013-2014 edition - the stories should feature Italian music. These are the entry details:
Entries should be between 1000 and 2000 words long
All entries must include Italian music in the story in some way
There are three prizes of Amazon gift certificates: First Prize: 100 Euro Second Prize: 50 Euro Third Prize: 25 Euro
There is a 5 Euro entry fee which must be paid through Paypal. Send 5 euro (or equivalent currency) through Paypal to email@example.com and include the PayPal Transaction Number in your email submission.
Send your story in an Word or PDF document. Do not include your name or details on the story pages. Send a separate cover sheet with your name and contact.
The winners will be announced on this website on 15 Nov 2014
Only previously unpublished work should be submitted
By entering the competition the author gives cordelia.net Books permission to publish their story on the website
The author retains full rights to the story
Stories should not contain abusive or offensive language
The authors of previous winning and shortlisted entries will be invited to be the judges
The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the winning entries
Winners will be contacted by email and should claim their prize by 31 Dec 2014
Good luck and we look forward to receiving your entry!
Winners and shortlisted entries 2011-2012 Competition
Stories included Italian women
We had a greatly increased number of entries for the 2011-2012 competition which made choosing the winner's even tougher. A big thank you to all the entrants. The three winning and first four shortlisted stories have been published in an e-anthology and the results are below.
Winners and shortlisted entries 2010 Competition Stories included Italian food
A big thank you to all the entrants - once again the standard was very high and the judges had a hard time reaching a decision. A big thank you to them also for their time and effort. The three winning and four first shortlisted entries have been published in an e-anthology "7 Food Stories from Rome".
Winners and shortlisted entries 2009 Competition The stories included the city of Rome
Entries for the 2009 competition had to include Rome in the story. A big thank you to every one who entered. The standard was very high and the judges had a hard time reaching a decision. A big thank you to them for the time and effort. The three winning and four first shortlisted entries have been published in an e-anthology called "7 Stories From Rome" available as an ebook: