Stringybark Times Past Awards 2024

PREVIOUS COMPETITIONS

PRODUCED THESE ANTHOLOGIES AMONG MANY OTHERS

ENTRY FEES

One story - A$15.00

Two stories - A$28.00

Three stories - A$39.00

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How to Enter

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We have streamlined the Entry Process

Step 1. Read the Entry Conditions

Step 2. Pay the Entry Fee

Step 3. Complete the Entry Form

Prizes

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THIRD PRIZE

A$125 cash + publication + e-book + paperback + choice of any two Stringybark anthologies

(Value $190)


SECOND PRIZE

A$250 cash + publication + e-book + paperback + choice of any two Stringybark anthologies

(Value $315)

FIRST PRIZE

A$350 cash + publication + e-book + paperback + choice of any two Stringybark anthologies

(Value $415)


HIGHLY COMMENDED


Publication + e-book

(Value

$5 x 30 stories = $150)


Opens: 06 July 2024

Closes: 11:59 pm AEST

01 September 2024

Length: ≤1500 words

Award value: Over $1070 in cash and books.

Entry fees: $15 for one story, $28 for two stories, $39 for three stories (max).

Stringybark Publishing are proud to sponsor the Stringybark Times Past Award 2024.


This is our sixth historical fiction competition exploring this genre. The requirements for this competition are that your entry must be:

• 1500 words or fewer in length

• be based on a real event or events

• the event(s) must have occurred in Australia or had clear relevance to Australia; and

• the story must be accompanied by a 150 word or fewer, explanation of the 'real facts' behind the story.


We have an award pool of over $1070 in cash and books to encourage you in this endeavour, provided by our sponsors Stringybark Publishing.


All our historical fiction awards have required these four conditions and if you want to see how others have responded read one of our marvellous historical anthologiesMarngrookYellow PearlStew and Sinkers, Longing for Solitude, Fault Lines or Golah Sing. All are rollicking good reads.