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Short Story Contest – Fiction Free Entry

June 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm AEST

Short Story Contest – Fiction Free Entry 1500-2500. Words prize money and published


Calling all Writers … 1st Timers, Beginners  Emerging, Current, Experienced …

Free Entry 1500-2500. Words prize money and published


Nothing to lose everything to gain… Please Enter

Terms and Conditions of Entry.


  1. The contest is open to residents within the Moreton Bay Region, minimum                         age 18 years. Free Entry.
  2. Contest opens 1st June 2020 and closes 1st October 2020.
  3. Submit your work as a PDF or word Document, Arial, 12 point font.
  4. Work must be 1500-2500 words. Submissions that exceed the word limit will be ineligible.
  5. One entry only per participant.
  6. Contest registration and submission of work can be online or hard copy submission posted to Moreton Bay Arts Council, Post Office Box 2081, North                 Redcliffe 4019,
  7. Submissions will be judged anonymously. Your name should not appear             anywhere in your submission, only on the application form.
  8. Only previously unpublished work will be accepted.
  9. Entries will be independently judged and only winners will be notified.

\          the judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  1. Winning story will receive $100 and runner-up will receive prize of $50 and both will be announced on the MBAC website and ‘The Redcliffe Rave’.
  2. Winning authors permit Moreton Bay Arts Council to publish the winning story on their website under listing “Short Story Contest – Fiction 2020”.

Application Form


June 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am AEST
October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm AEST


Moreton Bay Arts Council