The Pin Drop Short Story Award 2018

The RA & Pin Drop Short Story Award is staged annually by Pin Drop Studio in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts. The award is non-profit, open-submission and free to enter, offering a unique platform for emerging and established writers to showcase their short fiction.

The judging panel includes Pin Drop Founders, Elizabeth Day and Simon Oldfield, and the Royal Academy Art’s Artistic Director, Tim Marlow. Now in it’s fourth year, the RA & Pin Drop Short Story Award has unearthed new and exciting writing talent from across the globe.  Podcasts of the winning stories by Bethan Roberts, Claire Fuller and Cherise Saywell, narrated by Stephen Fry, Juliet Stevenson and Dame Penelope Wilton, can be found here.

Sophie Ward has won the RA & Pin Drop Short Story Award 2018, presented by Gwendoline Christie.

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To learn more more about the award from past years and hear readings of previous winners, click here.