Short Story Competition is our annual competition
for budding writers of science fiction and fantasy short
stories. The competition is open for entry from April
until 30 September annually. Winning entries, finalists
and selected other entries are published in Probe.
Nova Short Story Competition
year, we will once again be offering critiques. They cost
R25 each, are
completely optional, and comprise an intelligently
collated paragraph or two
of comments made by our provisional judges.
Download entry forms here
The competition is
co-sponsored by Arthur Goldstuck of WorldWideWorx
Short Story Competition FAQ can be found
Did you know?
The first short story competition was held in 1971. First
prize was an awesome R15!
The winning entry, as judged by Arthur
, was Man Proposes
by WG Lipsett.
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For more details, you are
welcome to email the convenor of the Short