Newcastle Short Story Award 2018 now open

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email
Share on print

Time to crack those knuckles and start working on your short story over the holidays!

The Newcastle Short Story Award 2018 is now open for entries, with a word limit of 2000 words.

Main prize is a handsome $2000, but with several highly commended cash prizes, a wine voucher and more up for grabs, there are plenty of opportunities to win.

The award is brought to you by the Hunter Writers Centre and is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents. You don’t have to be a member of the Hunter Writers Centre to enter.

According to the media release: “The top 35 works will be published in the 2018 anthology”.

For the 2018 prize, one of the judges is Isabelle Li, author of the short story collection A Chinese Affair, published in 2016. The other judge, Ryan O’Neill, is the author of The Weight of a Human Heart and Their Brilliant Careers, ​shortlisted for the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award and Fiction winner of the 2017 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. You can check out our interviews with Isabelle and Ryan on our blog.

In 2016, Alison Kelly took out first prize with her story, The Blink Response.

Entries close 5 February 2018.

To find out more and to enter, head to the Hunter Writers Centre website.

Browse posts by category

Courses starting soon

About us

The Australian Writers’ Centre offers courses in creative writing, freelance writing, business writing, blogging and much more. Our practical and industry-proven courses will help you gain confidence and meet your goals faster!

Contact us

Phone: (02) 9929 0088
Email: courses@writerscentre.com.au
Head office: Suite 3, 55 Lavender Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061

© 2020 Australian Writers' Centre | FAQs | Terms, conditions & privacy policy

GET OUR FREE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER – WITH WRITING TIPS, COMPETITIONS AND MORE! YES PLEASE!

Back to top ↑
×

Nice one! You've added this to your cart