Southern Cross Literary Competition

The  Southern Cross Short Story Competition, a biennial event run by Ballarat Writers Inc, has been providing  encouragement and support to emerging Writers since 1988.


Thank you to all those who entered the 2013 Southern Cross Literary Competition.

The winner was announced Thursday December 5 at our final Reading Night for 2013 with guest Toni Jordan.

Congratulations to (in alphabetical order):

Short List

Winner : Christine Fontana, Slow Combustion

Emily Hitchman, Very Excellent Unsecret Gingerbread Recipe

Rebecca Howden, The Rocks

Highly Commended

Susan Yardley, Tattoo

Jessie Mitchell, The Last Philosopher