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
A competition run in partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English
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).