Our 2017 competition was launched on 18 June with the theme: It’s complicated.  Please see the competition page for rules and how to enter.

This year’s prizes are:

First.  $1000 + Mardi Gras experience + NSW Writers Centre Membership

Second. $300 + Voucher Bookshop Darlinghurst + NSW Writers Centre Membership

Third. $200 + Ariel Bookshop Voucher + NSW Writers Centre Membership

Youth Prize (25 and under)$500

3 x Highly Commended. $100 each

Queerstories prize.  One story will be selected as the best for performance by Maeve Marsden, host and producer of Queerstories, a monthly LGBTQIA storytelling night at Giant Dwarf in Sydney. The winner will be asked to share their story at one of the 2018 events. The prize includes travel and accommodation in Sydney (if required), as well as a $200 performance fee. The story will be published on the Queerstories blog.