AlburyCity Short Story Award

The annual AlburyCity Short Story Award is open to entrants throughout Australia. There are no thematic restrictions this year. Our judges simply want to see a well-written story, regardless of genre, subject or theme. So polish that short story you've been working on and enter our competition!

First prize is $1,000 cash and will be presented by this years judge, Lee Kofman, at a celebratory evening of storytelling on Friday 13 September as part of the Write Around the Murray Festival.

Competition Details

  • Theme: Open theme
  • Word limit: 3,000
  • Entry fee: $10
  • First prize: $1,000
  • Closing date: ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED

Winners will be announced on Friday 13 September as part of Lost & Gained, an evening of short readings in celebration of short writings. All are welcome to attend this free event. 

Read winning and highly commended entries in previous competitions here

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