Short Story Competition

Short Story Competition 2019

Everybody has a story to tell.

Write a story on the theme ‘be brave, be bold, be brilliant’ and win!

Entries close 5pm Saturday 3 August.

Your age category will determine your maximum word count:

  • Children up to 11 years: max 500 words
  • Young adults 12 – 17 years: max 1000 words
  • Adults 18+: Max 2000 words

Each category has the opportunity to win the following:

  • Children category
    1st prize - $200
    2nd prize - $100
  • Young adult category
    1st prize - $300
    2nd prize - $150
  • Adult category
    1st prize - $500
    2nd prize - $250

Simply fill out the Short Story Competition 2019 submission form to enter.

Proudly sponsored by Mary Who? Bookshop and Bolinda Digital. The Short Story Competition is part of Townsville’s Festival of Stories.

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