The word limit is 6,000 (no minimum length) and the story can on any subject.
The prizes: 1st €3,000; 2nd a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France (including a €250 stipend); 3rd €1,000.
The winning stories will be published in the autumn 2015 issue of The Moth.
You can enter The Moth Short Story Prize here.
There's also the new Caterpillar Short Story Prize – with a single prize of €1,000 (and publication in The Caterpillar) for the best story written by an adult for children (aged 7-11). Closing date is 30 September.
You can enter The Caterpillar Short Story Prize here.