Short Story Competitions

StoryLinks runs two short story competitions every year.

Adult competition

In the first half of the year we run a competition for writers 18+ years.

The prize is $250 and the winning story is published in StoryLinks.

The winner is announced at the annual Book Links Narelle Oliver Children’s Literature lecture.

Details and rules of entry for the adult competition are here. (No competition open at the moment)

Previous winners in the adult category:

2020   Mindy is Strange by Desmond Doyle

2019  The Microscope  by Genevieve Young, includes interview with the author.

2018 Tuck Shop Takeover by Combat Dad by Debbie Smith, includes interview with the author.

Children’s competition

In the latter part of the year we run a competition for children in grades 4, 5 and 6.

The prize is $100 and the winning story is published in StoryLinks.

Details will announced at the  appropriate time.

Children’s Short Story Competition NOW OPEN Details and rules of entry  here.

Previous winners in the Young Writers Category:

2019 Be Careful What You Wish For by Toby Adeney