We are looking for ‘remnant’-themed writing for the 13th annual joanne burns Microlit Awards.
Co-hosted by Newcastle Writers Festival and specialist microliterature publisher Spineless Wonders, this award offers cash prizes and publication. The award will be judged this year by the celebrated and award-winning author, joanne burns, and the publication will be edited by internationally renowned microlit expert Professor Cassandra Atherton. There is a special category for Hunter region entries.
Submit microfiction or prose poems, up to 200 words, which reflect on some form or aspect of remnant – whether this is a remnant of wilderness or the natural world, the remains of an urban environment, a vestige of a past way of life, the leftovers of a particular professional or personal experience, the tail end of a loved one’s existence, a powerful memory, a valued keepsake or symbolic object, a spectral or ghostly presence, or an emotion that remains after circumstances have changed.MORE INFO AND TO ENTER