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Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

Description

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Deadline
20 December 2021

Who may enter
The award is open to anyone.

Short description
The competition is organized by Overland, an Australian literary and cultural magazine.

Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged. This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career.

Stories must be unpublished (including online). Stories that have won or are under consideration in other competitions are not eligible.

Judges: Julie Koh, Alice Robinson and Mykaela Saunders.

Entry fee
$12 AUD
for subscribers and $20 AUD for non-subscribers.

Prizes
The winner will receive $5,000 AUD. The winning story will be published in Overland’s Autumn 2022 issue.

Two runners-up will each receive $750 AUD.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website