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Short Story Competition


The Margaret River Press Short Story Competition opens for entries on June 1st and closes on September 15th. The competition is open to authors of any age and nationality. Winning and shortlisted stories will be published in both print and eBook format.

First Prize sponsored by Margaret River Press: $500 cash prize, $500 contribution towards an airfare to attend the launch of the collection and 3 nights accommodation (provided by Margaret River Press) and a two week residency in Margaret River. Expenses during this period and transportation to and from Margaret River will have to be met by the winner.

Second Prize sponsored by Margaret River Press: $250 in cash and two week residency in Margaret River. Expenses during this period and transportation to and from Margaret River will have to be met by the winner.

Southwest Prize sponsored by Edith Cowan University (Bunbury): $250 cash prize. (Southwest Prize is open to residents of Bunbury to Augusta, including Dardanup, Boyanup, Donnybrook, Balingup, Greenbushes, Bridgetown, Nannup, Manjimup, Pemberton, Quinninup and Northcliffe).

We publish high-end literary fiction, crime and the best short stories currently being written in Australia.

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