Short Story Competitions


    We run two competitions per year. The first runs from the 1st of January until the last Friday in April. The second runs from the 1st of July until the last Friday in October. The word count limit is 4000 words.

    The October 2013 competition is OPEN.

     First Prize is $300.

     Open to anyone.

     Fiction of any genre to 4000 words per submission.

     Winner will be published on this web site.

     Closing dates are the last Friday of April and October:

The 25th of October 2013.

The 25th of April 2014.

     Submissions will only be accepted for the current competition.

     Submissions must be typed or printed in a Times style typeface, 12 point, double spaced, left justified, single sided, titled and numbered, on white A4 (or equivalent) paper, with a margin of at least 2.5cm.

     Entry fee is $10, or $8 for Students*

      *To be eligible for the Student fee, a photocopy of you student card or completion certificate is required with your entry.

     Payment is by cheque or money order only, payable to Raspberry & Vine.


     International payments please note: We do NOT accept any currency other than Australian Dollars. A Bank Draft in Australian Dollars is acceptable.

     Send your entries to:

          Raspberry & Vine
          PO Box 2217
          Wattletree Road PO
          Malvern East       3145

     Download the Entry Form (PDF file, approx. 49k - Acrobat Reader 5 or above required).
     A MS Word version is available here.
     General Rules are attached to the entry form.

     Please read the General Submission Rules.



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    Last updated: January 17 2014