Entries are now 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 2000 and 5000 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 or AU$25 for non-subscribers. Entrants who are not current ABR subscribers can choose to subscribe when submitting their story for special combined rates listed on the website.
ABR will publish the three shortlisted stories in the 2017 August Fiction Issue and announce the overall winner at a special event later that month.
For details, please visit the website here.