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CREATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DREAMS

The 2021 NWF joanne burns Microlit Award

Submissions of up to 200 words on the theme of PULPED FICTION are sought for the 2021 NWF joanne burns Microlit Award, co-hosted by Spineless Wonders and the Newcastle Writers
Festival.

Cri Fi, Sci Fi, Noir, Rom Com, Lit Fic, Western, Horror, Gothic, Fantasy, Fairytale… In this year’s callout we are looking for submissions which play with genre. Feel free to reshape and manipulate some of the well-worn tropes in literature, film or any cultural product. You can create your own generic blends or experiment with fictionalising non-narrative forms. Your approach may be playful, witty, political, philosophical or all of the above. You may choose to write in any prose genre – in fact, hybrid forms are encouraged.

A cash prizes of $300 will be awarded to the winner of the National and Hunter categories. Finalists in the award will be offered publication in the annual Spineless Wonders’ microlit anthology edited by Cassandra Atherton.

See here for more info and how to enter.

Website | https://shortaustralianstories.com.au/2021-nwf-joanne-burns-microlit-award/