In this episode, we are introducing the Commonwealth Short Story Prize a writing competition for the Commonwealth citizens. The prize is awarded annually for the best piece of unpublished short fiction. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is managed by Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation, which was set up to inspire, develop and connect writers and storytellers across the Commonwealth.


  • Constantia Soteriou, Winner of the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
  • Nikolas Kyriakou, shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize 2020


  • Marinos Papaioakeim, Director, RCS Cyprus