This sounds like it’d be well worth a look, especially if you’re a good short fiction writer. Impressive prize, free entry, challenging idea – what more could you ask for?
Claypots and Gilgamesh Connections are running a literary competition of fables in conjunction with St Kilda Festival’s Live n’ Local program. First prize is $1001 and offer of publication in a book of contemporary fables to be published by Gilgamesh Connections. Second and third place-getters will also be offered publication.
Judges will favour work which reflects a timeless quality and relates to a universal human condition. Fables must be in English, previously unpublished and no more than 1000 words.
Entry is free. Closing date is 5pm Thursday 7 January 2010.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details and entry forms.