december, 2021

20decAll DayNeilma Sidney Short Story PrizeInternationalEntry Fee:$12 Max word count:3,000 Top Prize:$5,000

Event Details

The competition is organized by Overland, an Australian literary and cultural magazine. The award is open to anyone. Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged. This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career. Stories must be unpublished (including online). Stories that have won or are under consideration in other competitions are not eligible. Judges: Julie Koh, Alice Robinson and Mykaela Saunders. The winner will receive $5,000 AUD. The winning story will be published in Overland’s Autumn 2022 issue. Two runners-up will each receive $750 AUD.
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