Audrey seeks to foster the art and practise of good old-fashioned story writing.
Your fictional story must be inspired by one of the puzzle names in Audrey and be between 800 and 1,000 words. You can find a complete list of Audrey’s puzzle names by visiting Audrey Daybook’s website, or perusing the current or previous issues.
Amateur, aspiring and accomplished writers are all invited to enter.
Throughout 2020, four stories will be shortlisted and published in Audrey, beginning from our March issue through to September, with the semi-finalists receiving a 12 month subscription to the Lovatts Media title of their choice.
At the end of the year the overall 2020 Audrey Short Story Prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
Entries can be submitted to [email protected]
Upcoming deadlines for submissions to appear in subsequent Audrey issues are as follows:
- Issue 16 – Entry to be submitted by Wednesday 29 January 2020 (submissions closed)
- Issue 17- Entry to be submitted by Wednesday 1 April 2020 (currently open)
- Issue 18- Entry to be submitted by Wednesday 3 June 2020
- Issue 19- Entry to be submitted by Wednesday 5 August 2020
For further details, head to the Audrey Daybook website, where you can also download a PDF of the terms and conditions of the competition.