Short Story Competition Deadline Extension

📢 Deadline Extension Alert!

Attention passionate storytellers, we have fantastic news for you!

Due to popular demand and to give every talented writer a fair chance to participate, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re extending the deadline for our Short Story Competition! 📝

🌟 New Deadline: November 30th

So craft your masterpiece, polish those narratives, and submit your short story by the end of November. Whether you’re an experienced author or a budding wordsmith, we welcome all voices, genres, and perspectives. For those that have already submitted a story, you are welcome to submit more with a maximum of three entries per person. 

Odyssey House Victoria’s annual Short Story Competition is open for 2023. This year’s theme is “Burning Bridges” and must include a reference to alcohol or other drugs.

For full T’s and C’s and instructions on how to enter, head to

First place wins $1000 and a one year membership to Writers Victoria.

Please share this with anyone you think might be interested, the competition is open to writers of all ages and experience and submissions are due by the 31st of October.