CSSP 2018

2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize


The 2018 shortlist, regional winners, and overall winner, Kevin Jared Hosein, have been announced. Find out more by clicking the links below.



The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Translated entries are also eligible, as are stories written in the original Bengali, Chinese, Kiswahili, Malay, Portuguese, Samoan and Tamil. The competition is free to enter.


2018 Judges