Booranga Literary Prizes 2023

Closing date: 30 June 2023

Each year the Booranga Writers Centre, CSU Wagga Wagga, and Wagga Wagga Writers conduct a Short Story and Poetry competition. 

The prize is $500 each for best short story and best poem. Short story word limit is 2,500 words max. 

The prize-winning poem and short story are also published in the Booranga annual anthology, fourW, along with new writing from writers both local and international. Prize winners are announced at the launch of the anthology in November and included on the Booranga website after the event.

Entry fees: $10 per story; $5 per poem. 

For submission guidelines and how to enter, please visit

Enquiries: Ian Stewart

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