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.

The winner will receive $500.

Read the Terms & Conditions here.

Jenny Burbidge

Entries are open for the 2024 competition. You can submit here.

Competition closes at midnight Friday, 8 March 2024.