Literary Quarterly Short Story Competition (January, 2010).
About the competition
Quarterly Short Story Competition
has been introduced to
encourage and reward quality short fiction writing, create
and sustain awareness about the publication and if by any
chance a small financial margin is achieved at the end of
each competition, that will go back into producing the
magazine and help keep it a free-to-read publication.
Short Stories may be on any subject.
Maximum 1,500 words per story
£5.00 per story, £9.00 for 2 stories and £12.00 for 3
The top stories will receive first publication in the
January 2010 issue (Vol.3 No.2) of Sentinel Literary
A pamphlet of 6 to 10 stories fed by the competition titled
Champion Stories - Top stories from the Sentinel Literary
Quarterly Short Story Competition (January 2010) Compiled &
Edited by Unoma Azuah will be published and all included
authors will receive 1 Free contributor's copy each.
December, 2009 (Postmark)*
Deadline: 30th December, 2009 (midnight)
31st January, 2010 announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly
Judge: UNOMA AZUAH,
Author of Sky-high Flames.
Sentinel Poetry Movement
How to Enter: ENTER BY
POST OR ONLINE
Short Stories must be in English
Language and typed.
Author's name and address or any
other identifying mark MUST NOT appear on any of the
Author's name, postal address,
e-mail address and telephone number should be placed in
a sealed envelope. Write "SLQ STORY JANUARY 2010" followed by the Title(s)
of your story(ies) on the back of the envelope.
Make cheques or Postal Orders (in
GB£ only) payable to SENTINEL POETRY MOVEMENT.
Send your short stories, the
envelope with your name inside, and your entry fee to:
Sentinel Poetry Movement
113 – 115 George Lane
entrants may enter by e-mail and pay entry fees by Paypal.
To enter by this method please follow these steps:
1. Select the option that
matches your entry preference and make the applicable
2. After making your
payment, you will be given a Transaction ID or Receipt
Number by Paypal. Make a note of the Transaction ID.
3. Submit your poems to
email@example.com as a Word or rtf attachment. In
the subject line, type SLQ STORY JANUARY 2010
Followed by your Transaction ID.
4. You will receive an
acknowledgement of receipt of poems within 48 hours.
Terms & Conditions:
You may enter as many stories as you want with the
appropriate entry fees. The decision of the judge is final,
and no communication will be entered into. We reserve the
right to reapportion the prize money, though this is
unlikely. If you would like an acknowledgement of postal
entries, please enclose an SAE marked "acknowledgement". The
Judges' Report will be published alongside the winning poems
in SLQ January 2010 Since this publication is online, if you
would like to receive the Judges' Report in the post, please
enclose an SAE marked "Judges' Report".
*Postal entries must be
Postmarked by 15th December, 2009 and must be received by 19th December, 2009. Bear in mind
there might be delays due to Christmas post, therefore post
your work early.
** Deadline for online entries
now extended midnight 30th of December, 2009.