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Friday, February 26, 2016

2016 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize NOW OPEN

Entries are now open for the 2016 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The 2016 Jolley Prize is worth a total of $12,500, with a first prize of $7,000 and supplementary prizes of $2,000 and $1,000. The judges will also commend three additional stories, the authors of which will each receive $850.
The 2016 Jolley Prize will be judged by ABR Deputy Editor Amy Baillieu, and authors Maxine Beneba Clarke and David Whish-Wilson. Click here for more information about the judges.

Entries must be a single-authored short story of between 2000 and 5000 words, written in English. Stories must not have been previously published or be on offer to other prizes or publications for the duration of the Jolley Prize.

Entries close at midnight 11 April 2016.

Entry costs AU$15 for current ABR subscribers or AU$20 for non-subscribers. Entrants who are not current ABR subscribers can choose to subscribe when submitting their story for the special combined rates listed below:
Online entry + ABR Online subscription - $50.00
Online entry + Print subscription (Australia) - $95.00
Online entry + Print subscription (NZ and Asia) - $140.00
Online entry + Print subscription (Rest of World) - $155.00
ABR will publish the three shortlisted stories in the 2016 August Fiction Issue and announce the overall winner at a special event during the 2016 Melbourne Writers Festival later that month.
We will also still be accepting hard-copy entries
pdfClick here to download a PDF of the entry form.

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