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The Southern Cross Short Story Competition

17th July – 16th October

Ballarat Writers Inc invites writers living in Australia to enter the 2015 Southern Cross Literary Competition. Open for submissions 17 July  – 16 October.

Short stories to 3000 words, open theme.  Prize $1,500 AUD plus two Highly Commended stories. Entries $20 per story. The judge in 2015 is Tony Birch. The winning stories will be announced and read at an award presentation in Ballarat in November 2015. The full results and judge’s report will be published on this website in December 2015.

Read Competition Guidelines and Submission Instructions here: 2015_southern_cross_comp

Enter here between July 17 and October 16.