May 2013 Short Story Competition Shortlist

Congratulations to authors of the following stories, which have been shortlisted for the May short story competition (theme: small town setting):

Night Skyline by Rachael Mead

This Must Be The Place by Kris Cerneka

The Old Jenson Place by Tarran Jones

The Man Of Black by Tyler Gates

Protocol Seventeen by Rachel Sanderson

The May short story competition is one in a series of three monthly short story competitions running in April, May and June. So anyone who missed out on being shortlisted for May still has a chance to enter for June.

– a book pack (titles below) courtesy of Bloomsbury Australia
– feedback of 400-500 words on your story by Alison Booth

AuslanderOnce You Break a Knuckle: StoriesCanadaUnaccustomed EarthWaiting for SunriseUmbrellaTenth of DecemberSan Miguel


The fan fiction competitions for The Life and Times of Chester Lewis and for Possessing Freedom are also open to entries of 2000-4000 word stories until August 31. Each has a first prize of $2000 and entry costs $10 if you pay your entry before the end of June.


The Australian Literature Review

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