2018 NWF/Joanne Burns Microlit Award

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The 2018 NWF/Joanne Burns Microlit Award is open until August 31, 2018.

Theme: Sound

Submit up to 200 words.

Judge: Cassandra Atherton

Entry fee: $15 for up to three submissions per entry.

Entrants must be over 18 years of age and must be either an Australian citizen or a person residing in Australia.

The award is co-hosted by Spineless Wonders and the Newcastle Writers Festival. Cash prizes of $300 will be awarded to the winner of the National and Hunter categories. Finalists will be offered publication in the Spineless Wonders’ anthology, Shuffle.

All texts included in the anthology will be considered for inclusion in a range of Spineless Wonders’ multiplatform collaborations including #storybombing activities such as StoryPhones, StoryPosters, StoryPostcards and Pavement Pages as part of the Newcastle Writers Festival and in the University of Technology, Sydney’s, Microflix Animation Project involving Bachelor of Animation and Bachelor of Music and Sound students.

A selection of texts from Shuffle will form the basis for a series of commissioned works by SONANT BODIES, an experimental sound-art collective.

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