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Story Lines Writing Competition

Let’s celebrate your ideas by joining in and entering this years 2022 Story Lines Writing Competition.

If you live, go to school or play in the City of Kingston you are eligible to enter the competition to win fabulous prizes and have your story published in this year’s Story Lines publication.

The age categories are 5-7 years, 8-10 years, 11-13 years and 14-16 years. There will be 3 prizes awarded per age group.

Entries open Monday 11 July and Close Sunday 18 September.

Download the Entry Form (102KB) 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 open Monday 11 July and close Sunday 18 September 2022
  8. Winners announced Friday 21 October from 4pm, via our website and social media (Facebook and Instagram).
  9. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  10. Winning entries from each age group will be published on Kingston Libraries' website and added to the Short Story Dispenser
  11. Selected entries will be collated and published in a book
  12. Entries will not be returned
  13. 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.