Society of Women Writers Victoria Inc

The Margaret Hazzard Short Story Award for Women Writers

The competition, organised by The Society of Women Writers Victoria, runs biennially and women writers residing in Australia and New Zealand (or SWWV members residing overseas) are invited to submit…

Writers

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

May 20, 2022

Location

Australia

Artform

Writing and Publishing

  • 1st Prize $300 (AUD)
  • 2nd prize $150
  • 3rd prize $75

The competition, organised by The Society of Women Writers Victoria, runs biennially and women writers residing in Australia and New Zealand (or SWWV members residing overseas) are invited to submit short stories of up to 2,000 words on any theme. Closing date 20th May 2022.

This year’s judge is Keshe Chow. Her work is featured in Maudlin House, Rust+Moth, Okay Donkey Magazine, Hobart, among others. She won the Perito Prize for short fiction in 2020, the Yarra Literary Prize in 2021, the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction in 2021, and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards Prize for an Unpublished Manuscript in 2022.

For more information visit Society of Women Writers Victoria Inc