Our story collection “mountain stories” goes into a new round every year. Each issue is a colourful collection of short stories/narratives from the hands of renowned literary creators and the literarily ambitious.
The growing success of this story series and the high-quality literary submissions – last year we again received numerous stories from all over the world – are a wonderful incentive for us to do so.

Click here for the current literature competition 2025/2026 with a closing date of 15 November 2024.

As every two year, we publish the call for entries for the literary competition in late spring. The deadline for submissions of short stories, which must not exceed a length of 6,800 characters including spaces, is 31 October. Submissions should be sent to the curator of mountain stories, Ulrike Dubis, via email to