The cover image of the 2017 anthology

The Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2018 - ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand, the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words having an island, or island-resonant, theme.

The competition is run by Forty South Publishing, the largest book publisher in Tasmania and publisher of Tasmania 40° South magazine.

The winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South. A selection of the best entries will be published in Forty South Short Story Anthology 2018.

Entry forms and terms can be downloaded from

Entries close February 18, 2018