OutStanding Short Story Competition

The OutStanding Short Story Competition is Australia’s premier creative writing event for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer community of Australia and New Zealand.


We will launch the 2017 competition in June at Pride, and that’s when we’ll announce the theme. Stories will need to be submitted by 1st September and the Awards Night will be in early October. To make sure you know all the details of this year’s competition, join our Facebook page.

We are very excited to announce that our 2017 competition is again supported by Aurora. We thank the Aurora Group for selecting us as a recipient for a small grant, which will make this year’s competition bigger and better than ever. We are also very grateful to Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras for partnering with us in our application. Thank you Aurora for supporting LGBTQI writing.


out_125Alex Greenwich, Teresa Savage, Amelia Lush, Robert Tait and Gail Hewison

Photo by Viv McGregor

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