The Moth Short Story Prize 2024

Opportunity type: Competition

For: Writers

Deadline:  30/06/24

Rewards:  Up to € 3,000 

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The Moth Short Story Prize is an international prize, open to writers from anywhere in the world as long as their story is original and previously unpublished. You can enter as many stories as you like. There is a word limit of 3,000. Entries must be in English. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast.


  • 1st prize: 3,000 €
  • 2nd prize: a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus open travel stipend
  • 3rd prize:1,000 €



The competition is open to anyone of 16 years and above of any nationality from any country.

Entry Fee

    15€ per story

    How to Apply

    Apply using the link: The Moth Short Story Prize 2024

    All questions regarding this award should be sent to


    Jun 30 2024

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