Australian Book Review Short Story Contest

$7,000, $2,000, and $1,000 will be awarded to the first, second, and third places, respectively. The three commended stories will share the remaining $2,500.

Main criteria

  • Entries must be a single story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English;
  • Entries should be either PDFs or Word documents;
  • The text should be presented with 1.5 spacing and in 12 pt font size. The pages should be numbered;
  • Multiple entries are permitted;
  • Entries must be original works of fiction written by an individual author;
  • Entries must not infringe upon anyone’s copyright;
  • The competition is open to citizens of any country.

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