The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award was established in 2001 by Mary and Andrew Burbidge to honour the life of their eldest daughter, Jennifer, who died aged 21. The prize is funded by royalties from Mary Burbidge’s memoir Forever Baby, published by Harper Collins in 1999,
For short stories of fiction or non-fiction up to 3000 words on the theme of disability in an Australian setting. Open to writers across Australia.
The winner will receive $500.
Entries close midnight on 8 March 2024.
For more information and to enter, visit the Willy Lit Festival website.