Short Story Competition

Everybody has a story to tell, let’s celebrate our region and its stories!

Write a story on the theme My life in the North and WIN! (T&C’s apply)

There are three age categories to apply for:

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

Entries for the 2020 Short Story competition have now closed.

2020 Short Story Competition Winners

Adult Category

WinnerRunner Up
A Finding of Solace by Damien LawardornChalk by Helene Kotzas-Lazaredes

Young Adult Category

WinnerRunner Up
Death Amongst the Wallangarra by Lily ReevesThe Riverside by Ethan Craperi

Children Category

WinnerRunner Up
Grandma's House by Brooklyn PritchardA New Cycle by Tien Ern Chan

View the winning stories

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