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Organization Victoria University Short Story Prize For New Writers
Type Contests
Due Date June 3, 2019
Last Reported May 1, 2019
Description This annual competition encourages excellent and original short fiction by new writers of up to 3000 words in length. At a grand first prize of $6000, it is a coveted annual fiction award for new writers. There are also two runner-up prizes of $1000. All three winners will be published in the spring issue of Overland. For the purposes of this competition, ‘new or emerging’ describes a writer who has published no more than one single-authored book with commercial distribution. (That is, writers who have no books, or who have published one book are eligible; writers with two books or more are ineligible). Entrants may be located anywhere in the world.
Genres Fiction
Money Pays, Fees
Website https://overland.org.au/prizes/vu-short-story-prize-for-new-and-emerging-writers/
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