Categories & Prizes

Click on the green buttons below to be directed to the submissions page for your category and submit your Story of Life. We would love to hear from you.

Please read the Entry Guidelines carefully before proceeding with Submissions. If you encounter any problems with submissions, please email storiesoflifecompetition@gmail.com. We will do our best to assist you.

Categories

Tabor Stories of Life (1000 to 1500 words)

  • $10 Entry fee
  • 1st prize $500, 2nd prize $300, 3rd prize $200

Submit a Tabor Story of Life  

After submitting your entry, you will be directed to a payment page for the $10 entry fee. Payment must be made before your story is sent on to us. You will receive an email soon after your story is successfully sent. 

 

Eternity Matters Short Stories of Life (up to 500 words)

  • $10 Entry fee
  • 1st prize $500, 2nd prize $300, 3rd prize $200

Submit an Eternity Matters Short Story of Life  

After submitting your entry, you will be directed to a payment page for the $10 entry fee. Payment must be made before your story is sent on to us. You will receive an email soon after your story is successfully sent. 

 

 

Lutheran Education Young Stories of Life (500 – 1000 words, for writers aged 17 and under)

  • FREE Entry
  • 1st prize $500, 2nd prize $300, 3rd prize $200

Submit a Lutheran Education Young Story of Life

After submitting your entry, there will be a message at the bottom of the page to say ‘Thank you for your story’. You will also receive an email to confirm that your story has been successfully sent to us.

 

Results

Selected entries will be published in the 2019 Stories Of Life anthology They may also be published in the Eternity Matters newspaper column or broadcast on radio. All published entries will be eligible for a prize.

Stories selected for publication will be announced on this website by October and prize winners will be announced at our book launch in November.

Copies of the 2019 Stories of Life anthology, Papa's Shoes, now available in Koorong and online.