Man at His Best

Montblanc X Esquire Short Story Prize

The original 600-word story prize returns. What's your story?

BY Editors | May 30, 2017 | Books

Images from the Montblanc X Esquire Fiction Writer Project 2015 event at the former Montblanc Boutique at Mandarin Gallery.


The second of three literary contests for the Montblanc X Esquire Fiction Writer Project 2017, the Short Story Prize has seen both emerging and established writers gain wider recognition for their work. The platform offers writers a chance to get published in Esquire and to win attractive prizes from Montblanc.




  • Write a titled 600-word English fiction story.
  • Submit the MS Word document to with your full name and contact details.


  • Top 10 entries will be announced at a cocktail party to be revealed at a later date.
  • Top 3 entries will win a prize from Montblanc and will be published in Esquire Singapore.


  • Katharina Ueltschi, Senior Marketing Manager of Montblanc Singapore.
  • Zul Andra, Editor-in chief of Esquire Singapore.
  • Wayne Cheong, Head Writer of Esquire Singapore.


  • Entries are limited to one per person.
  • Contest opens on May 30 and closes on July 30, 2017.
  • The top 20 will be invited to the cocktail party via email.