About the Competition
Entries for the 2018 competition are closed and judging is now taking place. Winners will be invited to receive their Prizes on Saturday, 25 August 2018 at a venue to be advised.
Prizes will be awarded for original works in the following categories:
- Traditional verse (rhyming, max 80 lines)
- Free verse (max 80 lines)
- Short story (max 2,000 words)
3 prizes are being offered in each category:
- 1st Prize - $1,000
- 2nd Prize - $500
- 3rd Prize - $250
At the judge’s discretion, a separate Shire Resident’s Prize of $250 may be also awarded for the best entry in each category from a Shire resident not winning another prize in that category.