The EJ Brady Short Story Competition is an international competition open to everyone.The contest is organised by the Mallacoota Arts Council.
The contest is divided into two categories:
• the “Mallacoota Prize” for stories up to 2500 words;
• the “Gabo Prize” for stories of less than 700 words.
All entries must be works of fiction.
There is no set theme and stories may be written in any genre in adult or young adult literature.
All entries should be in English.
All entries must be original and previously unpublished works.
$12 to enter a story in the “Mallacoota Prize”
$8 to enter a story in the “Gabo Prize”
The major short story category the “Mallacoota Prize” has a first prize of $2000, with the runner up receiving $300.
The very short story category the “Gabo Prize” has a first prize of $500.