June 2013 Short Story Competition Winner

Congratulations to Thea Adams for her short story Footsteps In The Sand, which has won the June short story competition (theme: mystery or detective).

Footsteps In The Sand shows the story of a girl, living with her father in a lighthouse, who investigates a strange occurence.

Thank you to the other shortlisted writers and to everyone who entered a story.

The June short story competition is one in a series of three monthly short story competitions running in AprilMay and June.

– a book pack (titles below) courtesy of Simon & Schuster Australia
– feedback of 400-500 words on your story by Phillipa Fioretti

House for all Seasons by Jenn J McLeodThe Island HouseBlack RosesClose My EyesRed SparrowThe Accidental ApprenticeSumerford's AutumnThe Burgess Boys


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 (or $15 if you pay your entry between from the beginning of July and the end of August).


The Australian Literature Review

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