2024 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

Opportunity type:  Competition

For:  Writers

Deadline: 22/04/24

Rewards: Up to AU $6000

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

ABR welcomes entries in the 2024 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. The Jolley Prize is for an original work of short fiction of between 2,000 and 5,000 words, written in English. This is the fifteenth time the Jolley Prize has run and it is one of the world’s leading prizes for short fiction.


  • First prize: AU $6,000,
  • Second prize: AU $4,000
  • Third prize: AU  $2,500


  • The competition is open to anyone.  But all stories must be written in English.
  • Jolley Prize is for fiction, although entries can be inspired by real life

Entry Fee

Current print subscribers and yearly digital subscribers may pay the discounted entry fee of AU$20 per entry. Non-subscribers pay AU$30 per entry. 

How to Apply

Apply using the link:  Jolley Prize

All questions regarding this award should be sent to assistant@australianbookreview.com.au.


Apr 22 2024

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