The 2024 Prize is open for submissions until 1 November 2023.
The prize is free to enter and open to any citizen of a Commonwealth country aged 18 and over. It is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2 000–5 000 words).
The international judging panel will select a shortlist of around twenty stories, from which five regional winners are chosen. One of the regional winners is then selected as the overall winner, who receives £5 000. The regional winners will receive £2 500. All five regional winning stories will be published on Granta.