Southern Cross Short Story Competition 2019

The Southern Cross Short Story Competition runs every second year, alternating with the Martha Richardson Memorial Poetry Prize.

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The Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2020 - ENTRIES NOW OPEN
Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand,
the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words having an island, or island-resonant, theme.
The competition is run by Forty South Publishing, the largest book publisher
in Tasmania and publisher of Tasmania 40° South magazine.
The winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South.
A selection of the best entries will be published in Forty South Short Story Anthology 2020.
Entry forms and terms can be downloaded from
Entries close February 16, 2020.