ABN 29 876 171 987
PO Box 566
Cockatoo, Vic, 3781 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph: 03 5968 9493
Short story and poetry competition
Conditions of entry
o Word/line limit: stories to 3000 words, poems to 60 lines (includes blank lines)
o Theme: open
o Closing date: 30 June 2010
o Prizes: Short story: 1st prize: $200 2nd Prize: $100
o Poetry: 1 prize: $200 2nd Prize: $100
o 10 stories and up to 15 poems, including the winning and commended entries will be
published in Issue 8 of page seventeen.
o Authors whose work is included will receive a complimentary copy of Issue 8.
o Entries will be accepted by post only.
o Entry fee: $5 per entry or $12 for 3 entries. Cheque/money order payable to Page
Seventeen. Entry fee must accompany the entry and entry form.
o Author’s name or identifying information must not appear on the manuscript.
o Entries must be printed on white A4 paper, 1.5 or double-spaced, in a serif font (ie
Times New Roman), 12 pt.
o Entries must be the writer’s original, unpublished work and not have won a prize in any
o Copyright remains with author.
o Shortlisted entries will be announced by August 31 and will appear on our website.
o Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the launch of Issue 8 on Saturday
November 13, 2010. Results will be published on our website:
www.pageseventeen.com.au. Other entrants will be notified of the results if they
provide an SSAE or if their work is selected for inclusion.
o The competition judges are as follows: Short Story section – Amanda le Bas de
Plumetot; Poetry section – Graham Nunn. Judges’ decision is final and no
correspondence will be entered into.
o Entries will not be returned. Please keep a copy of your work.
o Entries that do not conform to these guidelines will be disqualified from the
competition and may be considered as general submissions to page seventeen Issue 8.
Post competition entries, with payment, to:
Page Seventeen Competition
PO Box 566, Cockatoo, Vic, 3781
Enquiries, contact email@example.com or Ph: 03 5968 9493 or refer to
Additional entry forms may be obtained from the website, and/or may be photocopied.