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August 25, 2014

Calling all rising writers – here is your opportunity to be a published writer!

The Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards, one of New Zealand’s most prestigious writing awards, will be judged by leading New Zealand writers. The competition fosters New Zealand writers and has helped launch the career of some of our best-known authors – including Eleanor Catton.  Entries are now open until 26 September.

 

OPEN DIVISION – 3000 word limit

1st, 2nd & 3rd all get a Kobo eReader plus a $100 Paper Plus voucher plus cash as below:

Winner: $1000 cash

1st Runner-up: $500 cash

2nd Runner-up: $300 cash

 

SECONDARY SCHOOL DIVISION – 3000 word limit

1st, 2nd & 3rd all get a Kobo eReader, a $100 Paper Plus voucher plus $1000 worth of books for the School library and cash as below:

Winner: $1000 cash

1st Runner-up: $500 cash

2nd Runner-up: $300 cash

 

NON-FICTION ESSARY – The New Zealand Identity – 1000-1200 words (no age restriction)

Winner:  A Kobo eReader, $100 Paper Plus voucher and story published in Sunday Star-Times or on Stuff.co.nz, plus an additional prize package

 

COMPETITION CLOSES Friday 26 September 2014.  Go to sundaystartimes.co.nz for terms and conditions, and to download required entry form to send with your entry to Sunday Star Times.

 

 

 

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