Microfiction Competition

Brisbane Writers Festival and The University of Queensland present the annual schools’ microfiction competition, open to Queensland-based students. The 2024 prompt is... Transformation.

Entrants are invited to respond to the prompt in no more than 120 words, using any written format (verse/prose). Shortlisted entrants will be invited to present a reading of their microfiction at the awards ceremony at the Festival. The winner will receive a book pack for your school and a cash prize, $1,000 for the senior (secondary school) category and $500 for the junior (primary school) category.

Please note, submissions for this year’s microfiction competition are now closed.

#Judging Panel

#2024 Shortlist

#2024 Winners!

Read the winning entries here!

#Photo Gallery

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