2021 Categories and Prizes

Open Stories of Life (1000 to 1500 words)

  • AUD 10 Entry fee
  • First prize AUD 300
  • Second prize AUD 200
  • Third prize AUD 100

Submit an Open Story of Life.

Short Stories of Life (up to 500 words)

  • AUD 10 Entry fee
  • First prize AUD 300
  • Second prize AUD 200
  • Third prize AUD 100

Submit a Short Story of Life.

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

  • FREE Entry
  • First prize AUD 300
  • Second prize AUD 200
  • Third prize AUD 100

Submit a Young Story of Life.

Stories may be autobiographical or biographical. This means that you can tell your own story or someone else’s – with their permission of course.

Submissions closed. Stories to be published announced in October.