Natcon Fifty Short Story competition

Sponsored by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation
Entries are now open for the Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Short Story competition, proudly sponsored in 2011 by the Australian Science Fiction Foundation.


OPEN: 1st prize $250 | 2nd prize $100
JUNIOR: (18 and under): 1st prize $100 | 2nd prize $50

Stories must be submitted as an RTF or Word (doc.) attachment by email to Tehani Wessely.

Entry is free for the JUNIOR category. Entry to the OPEN category is free for Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty members. and $10 per story for non-members. (Day members are eligible for free entry.) Limit of two entries per person.

THEME: Historical futures
CLOSING DATE: Friday April 1, 2011
OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS: Stories must be between 1000 and 3500 words to be eligible. Works must be unpublished and must not have previously won any other awards, nor be under consideration by any other market or competition.

The judges reserve the right to present no awards should there not be enough quality entries. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.