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Stringybark Sex and Gender Short Story Award


Sunday, July 18, 2021


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Entry Fees

$14 for one entry. Discounts for additional entries.


$1000 in cash and books along with publication.


Stringybark Publishing is proud to sponsor the Stringybark Sex and Gender Short Story Award 2021. We are looking for great short stories that address any issues relating to human relationships from a sex or gender perspective. Subjects that could be explored in a fictional context include: romance, sexual violence, love, lust, harassment, bullying, LGBTIQ+, equality, respect, disrespect, consent, care, empathy, empowerment, redemption, discrimination etc. We want stories that illuminate these issues but also that give us hope for a better future.

The story must be:

• 1500 words or fewer in length;

• related to sex or gender issues; and

• written for an audience aged 16 and above.

Contact Information

[email protected]


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