The Alan Marshall Short Story Award (AMSSA), founded in 1985, is presented by Nillumbik Shire Council in partnership with Yarra Plenty Regional Library.
Entries open 1 February 2017 and close 5pm, 31 March 2017
$2,000 + mentoring through Australian Society of Authors (ASA) and a 12-month ASA membership.
Open to writers who reside in Australia. $20 entry fee.
Stories up to 2,500 words
Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Tasmanian and Yuin man. An award-wining Australian writer, editor and anthologist he has written 33 books published nationally and internationally.
Wining stories will be included in the Literary Nillumbik Anthology 2017.
For full details, please visit the website here.