National Short Story Competition Opens
The Northland branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) invites writers to enter a new National Short Story Competition. The competition is open to any writer resident in New Zealand. Entrants are asked to submit a short story of up to 1500 words on any theme or subject.
First prize is $300 plus publication on the NorthWrite website (www.northwrite.co.nz), second prize is editing of a short story of up to 3000 words and third prize is a $50 book token.
Entries close on 31 July 2018 and the winners will be announced on 1 September 2018. The competition will be judged by Diana Menefy, a well-known writer and founding chairman of the Northland branch of NZSA, and Justine Payen, a published children’s book author and member of the Northland branch of NZSA.
More details including rules of the competition can be found on the NZSA website at
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