The 2011 NZ Writers’ College Short Story Competition: Open For Entries

The NZ WRITERS’ COLLEGE 2011 Annual Short Story Competition   For Emerging Writers in New Zealand and Australia   This competition is to acknowledge excellence in creative writing in the Short Story genre. The contest is open to any writer residing in New Zealand and Australia who has had fewer than four stories/articles published in any format (print or digital).   PRIZES: First prize: $1000.00 Second Prize: $500.00 Top two entries will be published on our college site and the top five winners will receive individual editorial feedback

Winner of the 2010 NZ Writers’ College Short Story Award – Feby Idrus

  Feby Idrus was placed first by the judges in the 2010 NZ Writers' College Short Story Award. The judges commented that her story "Tell Me About the Love of Your Life" was a "satisfying read", with "lovely imagery" and "real warmth".  Feby is a postgraduate student in Dunedin and has just finished her Masters in English.  In 2009 Feby was shortlisted in the Novice category of the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Awards, and the NZ Writers' College Competition marks her first win. In 2009 she completed a creative