The annual Alan Marshall Short Story Award is now open. Entries close on Friday 22 February 2008. The competition is open to writers from across Australia. There are a number of prizes, the main one being the $2,000 open section prize for a story of up to 2,000 words. For further details, see the competition website.
(Source: Jessica Neath, Arts Officer, Nillumbik Shire Council, PO Box 476 Greensborough VIC 3088; ph: 03 9433 3126.)