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AlburyCity Short Story Award

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Writers from across Australia are invited to enter the AlburyCity Short Story Award. There is no set theme. Just submit your most inspired writing! 

Our short story judge, Margaret Hickey, will announce the award winners during the Write Around the Murray Festival. The announcement will premiere on our YouTube channel. No matter where you live, you’ll be able to tune in as Margaret reflects on the stories that captured our judges’ attention. 

Short-listed stories will be listed on our website at least one week prior to the awards announcement. All entrants will be notified. 

Word limit: 3000

Entry fee: $10

Prize amount: First prize $1,000; 2nd prize $200 book voucher; 3rd prize $100 book voucher

Closing date: 25 July, 11:59pm

For more information about the competition and how to enter, visit the Write Around the Murray website.

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