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The Young Adas Short Story Prize

Date: Sun January 1 2023 9:00 am to Fri March 10 2023 11:59 pm

Each year the Williamstown Literary Festival is delighted to convene the Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize and The Young Adas which are named after one of Australia’s finest colonial writers, Ada Cambridge. In 2021 we were delighted to welcome the Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award for writing on disability into our prize suite.

Entries close at midnight March 10, 2023.

Young Adas Short Story Prize 2023

  • Open to writers from the Western suburbs aged 14-18
  • The Young Adas are free to enter
  • Stories must be up to 1000 words and can be on any theme
  • The winner will receive $250
  • Submissions close March 10

Click here to enter the Young Adas Short Story Prize.

Read the Terms & Conditions here.

Read more about The Adas 2023 on the Williamstown Literary Festival website here.

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