Sisters in Crime Scarlet Stiletto Short Story Awards 2019
Sisters in Crime
The 2019 Scarlet Stiletto Awards for best short crime and mystery stories by Australian women.
Swinburne University Award 1st Prize – $1500
Simon & Schuster Award 2nd Prize – $1000
The Sun Bookshop/Wild Dingo Press Award 3rd Prize – $500
Elephant Tree Publishing Award for Best Young Writer (under 19) – $500
Melbourne Athenaeum Library Award for Best ‘Body in the Library’ Story – $1000; $500 runner-up
International Association of Forensic Linguists Award for Best Forensic Linguistics Story – $800
Every Cloud Productions Award for Best Mystery with History Story – $750
Kerry Greenwood Award for Best Malice Domestic Story – $750
Writers Victoria Crime and Punishment Award for the Story with the Most Satisfying Retribution – value $660 (three-month studio residency at the Old Melbourne Gaol)
HQ Fiction Award for Best Romantic Suspense Story – $500
Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival Award for Best Bushranger Story – $500
Clan Destine Press Award for Best Cross-genre Story – $500
Liz Navratil Award (Queensland Chapter of Sisters in Crime) for Best Story with a Disabled Protagonist Award – $400
ScriptWorks Award for a Great Film Idea – $200
Closing date for the awards is 31 August 2019. Entry fee is $25 or $20 for Sisters in Crime members. Maximum length is 5000 words. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in Melbourne in late November.
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