Story Awards, An Invitation and Criteria
Unpublished but completed Book manuscripts of various genres, written by peoples of the Greater Pacific, may be submitted for consideration by the Judges, and if they meet the eligibility criteria, may win the annual Award.
FNWF2024, each Book award is a minimum of A$2,000 up to A$5,000. Two people will be chosen from each region to win an Award. We reserve the right to not award a prize at our unfettered discretion or if the judges deem that no one has achieved their standard. Book manuscripts EOI must be sent by 31 March 2024 and books manuscripts themselves submitted by 30 April 2024.
We also accept Short stories of between 5,000 and 9,000 words. These short stories will also attract smaller awards of A$200 up to $A500. EOI and manuscript Submissions must occur at the two deadline dates 15 December 2023 and 30 March 2024 for short stories.