Categories and Prizes

Receiving submissions until 31 July 2021.

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 prize AUD 300 and an Omega Writers voucher worth AUD100 that can be used for registration to an Omega Writers conference and/or retreat
  • Second prize AUD 200
  • Third prize AUD 100

First, second and third prize winners also receive a free one-year membership with Omega Writers.

Submit an Open Stories of Life.

Short Stories of Life (up to 500 words)

AUD 10 Entry fee

  • First prize AUD 300 and an Omega Writers voucher worth AUD100 that can be used for registration to an Omega Writers conference and/or retreat
  • Second prize AUD 200
  • Third prize AUD 100

First, second and third prize winners also receive a free one-year membership with Omega Writers.

Submit a Short Stories of Life.

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

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

First, second and third prize winners also receive a free one-year membership with Omega Writers.

FREE Entry

Submit a Young Stories of Life.

A huge thank you to our prize sponsors, Omega Writers.

Accepting submissions now. Closing date: 31 July 2021.