2023 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize



Posted on 23 January 2023

24 April 2023

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 2023 issue of Australian Book Review and on the ABR website.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.