Short stories are limited to 3000 words and can be on any theme or subject, but must be original and written in English.
Entries must not have been previously published in print or online or been broadcast or won a prize. The story is fiction.
First prize of $200
Second prize $100
Competition opens Friday, June 1st, 2018 and closes Thursday, August 16th, 2018. Any entries received after 5pm on August 16th, will be disqualified.
Results will be available at the festival from 12.30 pm on Sunday 14th October 2018.
Please read the terms and conditions for full details.