Deadline extended to September 5th 2021!

**Please read all the guidelines for the Staunch Flash Fiction or Staunch Short Story Prize before entering!

Entries that do not meet all the criteria will be disqualified.

Your entry email should contain the following information:

Subject Line:  Flash [Title of entry]  OR  Short [Title of entry]

Body email:

  1. Title of entry

  2. Word count

  3. Your name

  4. Your email address

  5. A few words about yourself

  6. Where did you hear about Staunch?

  7. Your cut and pasted entry.

Note: All entries read blind in the first instance.

Please ensure you have included all the required information and followed all the guidelines.

Email your entry to

If you have any questions about entering, contact us at


Flash Fiction entries 300 words max.

Short Story entries 500-3500 words max.

Chair of Staunch short-form judges

Rachel Marsh