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2024 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize



Posted on 17 January 2024

22 April 2024

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description

The Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize is an annual short fiction competition organized by the Australian Book Review. 

Entries must be a single, original story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English.

Stories can be on any subject and in any style.

Previously published, prize-winning, or broadcast stories will not be accepted. 

Entry fees
Current ABR subscriber: AU$ 20
Standard/non subscriber: AU$ 30

• 1st prize: AU$ 6,000
• 2nd prize: AU$ 4,000
• 3rd prize: AU$ 2,500

The three shortlisted stories will be published in the August or September 2024 issue of Australian Book Review and on the ABR website.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.