Wenlock Olympian Short Story Competition 2021

Wenlock Olympian Society

(providing access to sport and the arts since 1850)

In collaboration with Much Wenlock and District U3A

‘Writers on the Edge’

Short Story Competition 2021/2022


  • Prizes: £150, £50 and £25 plus a Gold, Silver or Bronze Wenlock Olympian Society (WOS) medal
  • Deadline for entries: Midnight on Monday 15th November 2021
  • Length of story: max 2,500 words
  • The judges are looking for originality, flair and creativity on a theme of the writer’s choice
  • All genres of stories are welcome (excluding Children’s and Young Adult Fiction)
  • Entry Fee: £5 (£8 for 2 entries,  £12 for three entries)


Char March, a multi-award-winning short fiction writer, poet and playwright with plays broadcast on Radio 4, will judge and identify the medal winners from a shortlist drawn up by a panel of judges 

Winning stories will be published on the WOS website

First prize to be read at a WOS social evening in March 2022

The competition is UK based but International entries are welcome


To enter, please go to:


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