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Story Lines Writing Competition

Enter now!

Write a short story or poem of up to 500 words about anything you like! Works must be original and G-rated.

Entries are invited in age categories 5 to 8, 9 to 12, and 13 to 16.

Entries close Saturday 26 September. Winners will be announced Sunday 25 October and published here on the Kingston Libraries website.

Download the Entry Form (124KB) and start writing today! Heaps of great prizes are up for grabs.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Entry is free
  2. Submissions must be G-Rated
  3. One entry per person
  4. Entry is open to anyone who is aged 5-16 years and lives, goes to school or plays in the City of Kingston
  5. Word limit: 500 words
  6. Story or poem must be an original work
  7. Entries close Saturday 26 September 2020
  8. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  9. The top three entries will be published on Kingston Libraries' website for each age group
  10. Entries may be collated into a book and added to the Kingston Libraries collection
  11. Entries will not be returned
  12. Win Westfield vouchers! 1st prize - $200, 2nd prize - $100, 3rd prize - $50.

More information

For more information and to enter, please contact library@kingston.vic.gov.au or phone 1300 135 668.