31 May 2011

Society of Women Writers' 2011 National Open Short Story Competition (Australia)

Post date: 31 May 2011
Deadline: 13 July 2011

OPEN THEME: First Prize $1,000 Second Prize $500 Third Prize $300


1. Entries must be unpublished, in English, the original work of the entrant and must not have received an award in any competition, nor be concurrently entered in any other competition.

2. Maximum of 2,500 words, typed on A4 paper, one side only. Double spaced. No pen name required. Pages are to be numbered.

3. Entrants must be residents of Australia.

4. An entry fee of $10 per story in cheque or money order written in the name of The Society of Women Writers NSW Inc. is to be sent with each entry form and entry. No receipts will be issued.

5. Name of entrant should only appear on the cover sheet and not anywhere on the story. Pen name not required.

6. The judge’s decision will be final. No correspondence will be entered into. No entries returned.

7. Only the short list will be informed of the result, which will be posted on the website and in Images newsletter before the announcement of the winners.

8. Winners will be announced at the Society’s luncheon meeting on Wednesday, 12th October, 2011 at 12.30pm at Dixson Room of the State Library of NSW.

Each entry must contain: 1) entry form 2) entry fee 3) cover sheet 4) short story entry, and should be in the hands of the Receiving Officer on the closing date.

Please send entry/entries to: Mrs Beverley Earnshaw
Receiving Officer
15 Hamer Street

Contact Information:

For inquiries: enquiries@womenwritersnsw.org

For submissions: Ms Barbara Westerway, Receiving Officer, 222 Pittwater Rd, MANLY NSW 2095

Website: http://www.womenwritersnsw.org
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