Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize
Get creative and imaginative! Submit a short fiction story today!

What is on offer?

About the prize

Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged.

The winning story will receive a $5000 first prize and be published in Overland’s first print issue for 2021. Two runners-up will each receive $750 and be published at Overland online to coincide with the release of the first print issue for 2021.

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Who is the opportunity for?

This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career.

What is the closing date or deadline?


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A’beckett Street VIC 8006

Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

A’beckett Street VIC 8006

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