STORYLINKS 2020 Short Story Competition for Young Writers

Children in Grades 4, 5 and  6 are invited to write a short story of between 1000 and 1500 words - on any subject. The winner will receive $100 and have their story published on the StoryLinks website. IMPORTANT DATES Entries due by 9 OCTOBER 2020 Shortlist announced 19 OCTOBER 2020 Winner announced 1 NOVEMBER … Continue reading STORYLINKS 2020 Short Story Competition for Young Writers

Matilda Children’s Literature Prize Shortlist announced

Three manuscripts shortlisted for Australia’s inaugural Matilda Children’s Literature Prize HarperCollins Children’s Books Australia is delighted to announce the shortlist for the inaugural Matilda Children’s Literature Prize. Launched to discover the country’s next great voice in children’s literature, The Matilda received nearly 300 entries from the length and breadth of Australia – from firm friendships to … Continue reading Matilda Children’s Literature Prize Shortlist announced

2020 Short Story competition now open!

All writers of children’s stories aged 18+ are invited to enter the 2020 StoryLinks Short Story competition Entries should be a short story, maximum of 1000 words, suitable for children of any age up to 15 years old. Due date for entries is Monday, 16 March 2020. The shortlist of three  will be announced Monday,  … Continue reading 2020 Short Story competition now open!