PRISM International Short Fiction Contest
*offers a CA$2000 first prize for stories up to 6000 words in length. The 2014 prize was judged by novelist Joseph Boyden.
Conium Review Innovative Short Fiction Contest
is for new writing that takes risks. Submission may include any combination of flash fiction or short stories up to 7500 total words.The winner receives US$500 and publication.
Commonwealth Short Story Prize Prize
is an annual award for unpublished short fiction open to citizens of the Commonwealth countries. The prize covers the five Commonwealth regions: Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, Caribbean and Pacific. One winner will be selected from each region, with one regional winner to be selected as the overall winner. The overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize will receive £5000 (US$8200) and the remaining four regional winners receive £2500.
David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Fiction
is only open to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction, either a novel or collection of stories.
Also Alexander McCall Smith is Chairman of Judges in the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition 2015.