The Age short story award 2013

Entries are now open for The Age short story award. This year’s prize is presented by Readings.


Entrants can submit up to three stories, each with a maximum length of 3000 words. The stories will be judged anonymously and the winner will receive $2000 plus publication. Second and third-placed writers will win $1000 and $500 respectively and their stories will also be published in The Age.

Entries close on November 1 and winners will be announced in mid-December. Please visit the Age website to read about competition guidelines and find out how to submit your entry.

Previous winners of this prize include Wayne Macauley (The Cook), Michelle de Kretser (Questions of Travel), Cate Kennedy (Like A House On Fire) and Peggy Frew (House of Sticks), along with many other exciting voices in Australian fiction.

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