Tasmanian Writer’s Prize
ENTRIES NOW OPEN
Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand, the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words on an island, or island-resonant theme.
The winner receives a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South.
ENTRIES CLOSE FEBRUARY 13, 2017
A selection of the best entries will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2016.
(see the 40S Bookshop to purchase your copy of previous anthologies)
Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016
A short fiction competition open to all secondary school students in Tasmania.
Run in partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE).
Senior Section: Years 10-12
Amber Lohrbaecher, Elizabeth College – He called to say
Zoe Rabone, Elizabeth College – A natural death
Carolina Peneda, Ogilvie High School – The call of morning
Riley Chivers, Hellyer College – Rose of another name
Freya Cox, The Friends School – The same partnership
Junior Section: Years 7-9
Annwen Roberts, Taroona High School – Sense of achievement
Ruby Croft, St Aloysius Catholic College – The wedding celebration
Ben Smith Noble, Taroona High School – Golden moments
Lilith Cole, Taroona High School – No geraniums *Winner of the Peter Sharp Memorial Award 2016 (selected by judge Penny Lane)
Anneliese Gulliver, Scotch Oakburn College – Golden
Mia Cooper, Ogilvie High School – Three Years