The competition is organized by Australian Book Review. Entries must be a single story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English.
Stories can be on any subject and in any style.
Current ABR subscriber: AU$15
Full-time student: AU$15
Standard/non subscriber: AU$25
• 1st prize: AU$7,000
• 2nd prize: AU$2,000
• 3rd prize: AU$1,000
• The judges will commend three extra stories, the authors of which will receive $850 each.
The three shortlisted stories will be published in August 2017, both in the print edition and ABR Online.