Submissions of up to 200 words on the theme of SCARS are sought for the 2019 NWF/joanne burns Microlit Award.
Your submission may be fiction or creative nonfiction, memoir or speculative. You may choose to write in any prose genre or mode (including prose poetry) – in fact, hybrid forms are encouraged. Your approach may be playful, witty, political, philosophical or all of the above.
Entrants must be over 18 years of age and must be either an Australian citizen (living anywhere) or a person residing in Australia.
Entry fee: $15 for three submissions (National category). Free for Hunter Region entrants.
Prizes: Cash prizes of $300 will be awarded to the winner of the National and Hunter categories.
Closing date: Monday 30 September 2019.
For more information, and to enter the national category, please visit the Spineless Wonders website.