Who may enter
The competition is open to all English and CLIL teachers at public or concertada schools in the Balearic Islands (Primary, Secondary, Vocational Training and EOI) and at the University of the Balearic Islands.
The APABAL Short Story Award will be an annual creative writing competition organised by APABAL (Associació del Professorat d’Anglès de les Illes Balears) aimed at encouraging teachers to try out their creative writing skills in the English language.
Teaching and Education should somehow inspire the tale, but we are not looking for classroom experiences or methodology essays. We are looking for well crafted, original stories that provoke engagement and tension; short stories that linger in our minds and give us food for thought. The short story could, for instance, be about a life-changing conversation, an unexpected encounter, an anecdote or incident that happened at work, that special student or colleague, a crime or intrigue….
The short story should have a minimum of 1000 and a maximum of 2000 words.
Entries must be submitted in English and should be original and unpublished.
The winning short stories will be published in the APABAL Magazine.
The winner will receive 250€.
The two runners up will receive 100€ each.
The winner will be announced on 24th April, 2020 during the VIII APABAL Convention
To get information about the CONTEST RULES click HERE!