InterAct Stroke Support's
Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition 2022
is now CLOSED!
We launched our 8th Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition on Monday 2nd August 2021
The winner of the competition will be commissioned to write four further stories for InterAct Stroke Support over the course of one year, and will receive £1,000 in payment.
Baroness Ruth Rendell 2012
Named in honour of our beloved patron, the late Ruth Rendell, our biennial short story competition is great chance to get your creative juices flowing
Write a short story in any genre
The story must be no more than 1000 words
We look for positive stories that can be read in the sensitive environment of a hospital setting
The winner will be chosen by head judge Dame Margaret Drabble who will
present the award at a ceremony to be held in July 2022.
Previous Competition Entries
Our Short Story Competition for 2022 is now CLOSED!
Need inspiration for next year's competition?
Click below to see the Short Listed Entries for previous years