Tasmanian Writer’s Prize
Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand, the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words on an assigned theme.
The winner receives a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South.
TASMANIAN WRITER’S PRIZE 2018 – ENTRIES NOW OPEN
These stories will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2018.
(see the 40S Bookshop to purchase your copy of previous anthologies)
CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 18, 2018
Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2017
SENIOR SECTION: YEARS 10-12
Ben Smith Noble, Taroona High School – Napoleon, or, the musings of Mr Pink
Sigourney Costa, Elizabeth College – The visitors
Emily Fereiro, Elizabeth College – As strangers prepared
Freya Cox, The Friends School – A colour of loss
Melina Fullbrook, Kings Meadow High School – Words
JUNIOR SECTION: YEARS 7-9
Connie Genaris, Ogilvie High School – Apple Juice
Peter Sharp Memorial Award 2017
Selected by guest judge Penny Lane
Kirra Watkins, St Aloysius Catholic College – Turbulent Seas
Katie Johnson, Taroona High School – The edge of the world
Ishtar Lintner, Exeter High School – Taking flight
Mabel Sward, Ogilvie High School – Candy store
Isaac Burns, St Aloysius Catholic College – Hunted
Zara Casimaty, St Michael’s Collegiate School – Taking flight
Samantha Collins, St Michael’s Collegiate School – The wolf pack
Mia Cooper, Ogilvie High School – Flames are alive
Sarah Jaeger, St Michael’s Collegiate School – Mirror of deception
Kara Landsberg, Exeter High School – Blurry face
Miriam Langford, St Aloysius Catholic College – Last laugh
Lucy Nicol, Mt Carmel College – Katherine’s snafu
Kate Poynter, Taroona High School – Laughter
Annwen Roberts, Taroona High School – Destroying the wall
Guy Robertson, Taroona High School – Through the sparrow’s eye
Noah Sward, St Aloysius Catholic College – Things change
Kirra Watkins, St Aloysius Catholic College – Music of the dead
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).
ENTRIES FOR 2018 COMPETITION WILL OPEN MAY 2018