Young Adult Short Story Competition

Information and Entry Guidelines

Shiny and Swancon 2009: Contact are proud to announce the 2009 Shiny Swancon Young Adult Short Story Competition.

Judging the competition will be Alisa Krasnostein and Tehani Wessely of Shiny along with a third, as yet unconfirmed, judge. Eligible stories should be both speculative fiction and young adult in nature, with a word limit of 3000 words.

Entry to this competition is free and open to those 16 and under. Participation certificates will be provided for all entrants.

Entries closed on the the 20th of March.

12th Planet Press

1st prize - $25, Shiny 2009 series and back issues.
Two runners up get Shiny 2009 series and back issues.

All judges' decisions are final and winners will be notified by email and announced at the Swancon Awards Ceremony on Sunday April 12th 2009.