april, 2019

15aprAll DayElizabeth Jolley Short Story PrizeInternational Entry Fee: $25
Max word count: 5,000
Top Prize: $5,000 and publication

Event Details

Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the 2019 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, one of the world’s leading prizes for an original short story. The ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize is worth a total of $12,500. Entry is open to anyone in the world who is writing in English.

ABR will publish the three shortlisted stories in the 2019 August Fiction Issue and announce the overall winner at a special event later that month. Three commended stories will also be published later in the year.

The judges are Maxine Beneba Clarke, John Kinsella, and Beejay Silcox.

Entries must be submitted online. Before entering the Jolley Prize, all entrants must read the Terms and Conditions. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting us with queries about the Jolley Prize.

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