The Best Australian Yarn 2022

The West Australian and Minderoo Foundation present The Best Australian Yarn, a search for Australia’s best short story. It is a celebration of creative writing and the arts across Australia.

Everyone has a story to tell, and now we are calling on Australians everywhere to put pen to paper and take part in the world’s richest short story competition for published and unpublished writers.

Your story doesn’t have to be long, just 1500 – 2500 words. Anyone can enter – published and unpublished writers, students, anyone over the age of 12.

There is a prize pool of $50,000 to be won across a range of categories.

Entries close on Tuesday May 31, 2022.

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