Win with the new ESU Roly Sussex Short Story Award

We love it when new annual story competitions are announced, and this one – from the English Speaking Union (ESU) in Queensland – is particularly noteworthy.<

Named for its emeritus professor, Roland (Roly) Sussex, the contest is on the hunt for original, previously unpublished short stories – and will award three prizes, including a prize category for secondary school students. The main prize is $7500.<

Here are the details, from the ESU website:

The competition is designed to foster original creative writing of outstanding quality, including experimental, challenging or thought provoking work. The competition will be held every year, starting in 2015.

Winner: $7,500<
Runner-up: $1,500
Best secondary school student story: $1,000<

Length: Maximum of 3,000 words

Closing Date:
Saturday February 28 2015

For more information, check out the ESU website. Good luck!

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