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Stringybark Open Award 2023

NOW OPEN


FUTURE COMPETITIONS

The Stringybark Short Story Awards exist to promote and develop short story writing in Australia. Checkout our current competitions here. Future competitions are listed below.

THE STRINGYBARK OPEN SHORT STORY AWARD 2023

Stringybark Publishing is proud to sponsor the Stringybark Short Story Award 2023.


This is our flagship open-themed award. The only other condition is that there must be some reference to Australia. It could be a mention of a vegemite sandwich, or the fact that Australia is the world's biggest exporter of coal. The story could be set in Australia or have an Australian in it.


Opens: 22 November 2022

Closes: 12 February 2022

Length: ≤1500 words

Prize: Over $1300 in cash and books.