ABR 2017 Jolley Prize now open!

Entries are open for the 2017 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The 2017 Jolley Prize is worth a total of $12,500, with a first prize of $7,000 and supplementary prizes of $2,000 and $1,000. The judges will also commend three additional stories, the authors of which will each receive $850.

Entries must be a single-authored short story of between 2,000 and 5,000 words, written in English. Stories must not have been previously published or be on offer to other prizes or publications for the duration of the Jolley Prize.

Entries close at midnight 10 April 2017.

Entry costs AU$15 for current ABR subscribers and full-time students* or AU$25 for non-subscribers**. Entrants who are not current ABR subscribers can choose to subscribe when submitting their story for the special combined rates listed below:

Online entry + ABR Online subscription – $50.00
Online entry + Print subscription (Australia) – $95.00
Online entry + Print subscription (NZ and Asia) – $140.00
Online entry + Print subscription (Rest of World) – $155.00

ABR will publish the three shortlisted stories in the 2017 Fiction Issue and announce the overall winner at a special event later that month.

Click here to enter the Jolley Prize Online.

We will also still be accepting hard-copy entries 
pdfClick here to download a PDF of the entry form.

Please read our list of Frequently Asked Questions and our Terms and Conditions before contacting us with a question about the Jolley Prize.

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