CWA Short Story Dagger
This award is for any crime short story first published in the UK in English in a publication that pays for contributions, or broadcast in the UK in return for payment, during the Judging Period. The term short story refers to a work of fiction no shorter than 1,000 and no longer than 9,000 words.
CWA Short Story Dagger Judges
This year’s judges emerge from the mean streets of the crime fiction genre, covering blogging, writing and promoting. Is nowhere safe?
Chair CWA Short Story Dagger Judges
when not working at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom she can be found doing interviews, writing (including giving conference papers) and reviewing on all things crime fiction related for a number of crime fiction websites including Shotsmag.co.uk and Crimespree Magazine. Ayo can also be found blogging at Shotsmag Confidential.
Gaynor writes short stories and articles, being first published in Ellery Queen MM. Her day job is with the Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society Ltd, a society all writers should consider joining, where she helps short list entries to the children’s writing competitions sponsored by ALCS. http://www.alcs.co.uk
Nominations for 2017/18 NOT YET OPENED
Only registered publishers are able to nominate in the CWA Dagger Awards. The 2017-2018 Daggers are for works published between April 01, 2017 to March 31, 2018 inclusive. The final deadline for submitting a work is February 28, 2018.