Awards include €3,000 for the First Prize, a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel stipend for the Second Prize, and €1,000 for the Third Prize.
- Participation is open to anyone aged over 18;
- Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast;
- One can enter as many stories as s/he likes;
- There is a word limit of 5,000 for the story;
- The competition is open to anyone around the world.