Mayor's Short Story Writing Awards 2024

Mornington Peninsula Shire presents the fourth year of the Mayor’s Short Story Writing Awards and invites local emerging writers aged 8 and up to enter.  

The Awards aim to encourage and support Mornington Peninsula writers of all abilities, celebrate our diverse talent, and showcase local stories and voices. 

The judging panel comprises notable writers Barry Reynolds, Else Fitzgerald, Monica Dux, Sam-Ellen Bound and Coral Vass. 

We are excited to partner with Western Port Writes Literary Festival this year for our Shortlist Committee for 18+ entries.

Entries open 1 May and close midnight 21 June. A shortlist for all three categories will be revealed on 19 July.

Winners and highly commended writers will be presented their prizes at an Award Ceremony in September.

For more info visit: Mayor’s Short Story Writing Awards 2024 – Mornington Peninsula Shire (mornpen.vic.gov.au)