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YA Microstory Competition description

Entries now closed. Thanks to all who submitted! We'll be in touch with the shortlisted writers soon.

The Adelaide Writers' Week Microstory Competition is on again in 2022! Supported by 9News, this competition invites young people aged under 18 to submit a microstory of 50 words or less.

In 2022, the theme for the story is A Better Picture (this is also the theme of Writers' Week in 2022). The winner will receive a $500 gift card courtesy of 9News and a YA Day book pack courtesy of Writers' Week. 

Come along for the announcement of the winner and a reading of the winning story!

Find out more about how to enter the competition here.

Image 2020 Microstory Competition winner Emily Ashby.

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