The Port Stephens Literature Award 2018

$1100 in prize money



Short stories up to 2000 words on any topic.

1st            $500 - Port Stephens Council Award

2nd             $300 – Club Lemon Tree Award

3rd          $150 – News of the Area Award


Four x $25 most highly commended prizes.


Plus $50 – Readers Choice Award.


Entry fee -     $10 for the first entry

$5 for any subsequent entry

(cheques/money orders made out to TACE.)


       Standard competition conditions apply – no entry form needed.

       Separate cover sheet with story title and author’s contact details.

       Stories to be typed and double spaced.

       Please advise on cover sheet if you don’t wish members of the public to read your story after judging.

       Closing date 30th September.


Enquiries:           email to or look at     

Postal Address:          Literature Awards

                                  PO Box 105

                                  TANILBA BAY NSW 2319


Thank you to our sponsors:

Port Stephens Council : Club Lemon Tree : News of the Area and the volunteers at Tilligerry Adult and Community Education – ‘TACE’