Short Stories Unlimited

Short Stories Unlimited: Four Seasons Project

Presented by Short Stories Unlimited, The Four Seasons Project is a writing and poetry competition based on each of the four seasons: summer, autumn, winter and spring.


Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Nov 15, 2022




Writing and Publishing

Each season has its own competition. Dates for our remaining competitions are listed below.

  • Summer short story comp: Closed
  • Summer poetry comp: Closed
  • Autumn short story comp: Closed
  • Autumn poetry comp: May 1 – June 15
  • Winter short story comp: June 1 – July 31
  • Winter poetry comp: August 1 – September 15
  • Spring short story comp: September 1 – October 31
  • Poetry comp: October 1 – November 15

For the short story competitions there is a 5000 word limit.

Prize money is as follows:

  • 1st – $200
  • 2nd – $100
  • 3rd – $50
  • Highly commended – $20.

All winning and highly commended entries will also be published in our Four Seasons anthology due out in late December.

The entry fee is $10 per story.

For the poetry competitions the prize money is as follows:

  • 1st – $50
  • Highly commended $25

Entry is $5 per poem. Again, all winning and highly commended entries will be published in our Four Seasons anthology.

The competition is based in Australia, but international entries are most welcome.

For more information, visit Short Stories Unlimited