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The 2015 Pittwater Short Story Award


Berkelouw Books invite the creative writers of Pittwater aged 9 and up to enter The Pittwater Short Story Award for 2015.

To be eligible your story needs to be identifiably located in Pittwater and has to incorporate a reference to “something fishy”.

There are three categories and three great prizes.

Category 1: Writers 9-12 years of age, Prize: $ 100 Berkelouw Book Voucher, Length: No more than 500 words.

Category 2: Writers 13-16 years of age, Prize: $ 200 Berkelouw Book Voucher, Length: No more than 1000 words

Category 3: Open age group, Prize: $ 300 Berkelouw Book Voucher, Length: No more than 2000 words.

Entries open Monday April 27 and close Friday June 5 2015.

Entries should be submitted in hard copy. Pick up an entry form or download one online.

Submissions should be received at Berkelouw Books, no later than 5:00 pm on Friday  June 5, 2015.



Need help with getting your story started? We will be welcoming Sunil Badami of the Faber Writing Academy when he runs a two hour course on April 29th,  right here at Berkelouw Books in Mona Vale. Full details here.


For more information visit:

Berkelouw Books, 12 – 14 Park St, Mona Vale NSW 2103, Ph: (02) 9979 2112, email: monavale@berkelouw.com.au

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