Categories and Prizes

Submission period from 1 April 2022 to 31 July 2022.

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

Open Stories of Life (1000 to 1500 words)

  • AUD 10 Entry fee
  • First, second and third winners receive cash prizes and membership benefits with Omega Writers. 

Short Stories of Life (up to 500 words)

  • AUD 10 Entry fee
  • First, second and third winners receive cash prizes and membership benefits with Omega Writers. 

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

  • Free entry
  • First, second and third winners receive cash prizes and membership benefits with Omega Writers. 

A huge thank you to our sponsor Omega Writers.

Our 2021 anthology now available: The labyrinth and other stories of life