South Island Writers’ Association National Competition 2018


Apologies the competition had to be cancelled… Watch this space for more news from SIWA

SIWA has just opened up out 2018 national competition which will be judged by Nod Ghosh and Michelle Elvy.

Here is an opportunity to polish up those short stories and flashes sitting in the bottom drawer, or astound us with something fresh, bold and original!

The prizes

  • The winner and runner-up of the Short Story will receive a $250 and $100 prize, respectively
  • The winner and runner-up of the Flash Fiction will receive a $150 and $75 prize, respectively\

A short list will be published on the SIWA website prior to the announcement of the winners on 15 May 2018.

Rachel Smith in Metropol

The next issue of Metropol is out! Flick through to see the article on our talented writer, Rachel Smith reading at NFFD in Christchurch.

The article also written by the terrific, Celine Gibson, with a mention of Gail Ingram too, for her 2nd in the micro competition. Go South Island Writers!