The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award

The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award

The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award was established in 2001 by Mary and Andrew Burbidge to honour the life of their eldest daughter, Jennifer, who died aged 21. The prize is funded by royalties from Mary Burbidge’s memoir Forever Baby, published by Harper Collins in 1999, and welcomes short stories of fiction or non-fiction up to 3000 words on the theme of disability.

A winner will receive $500, and a runner-up will receive $200. 

Full terms and conditions here.

Jenny Burbidge

Entries open February 28 and close April 29, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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