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Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival: Microfiction Competition on Now!

Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival 2022 - Microfiction Competition on now until 22 February
Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival: Microfiction Competition on now until 22 February!

Are you a writer who lives, works, studies or plays in Brimbank? Would you like to be? We would love to read and celebrate your work!

Brimbank is an area rich in writers and storytelling talent, and this year’s Brimbank Writers and Readers festival is looking to celebrate the best microfiction stories that the western suburbs have to offer.

We are asking all interested writers aged 18 and over to submit bite-sized microfiction pieces of up to 200 words inspired by the phrase “The Return of Sunshine”.

Each entry will be in the running for $500 in prizes, including a first prize of a $250 voucher from The Sun Bookshop in Yarraville.

The competition opens on January 18 and closes at midday 22 February. Entries will be judged by award-winning writer and Elizabeth Tan. 

Learn More

The Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival (BWRF) is an annual event that encourages a love of reading and literature, celebrates creativity and diversity, as well as promoting lifelong learning for the Brimbank community. 

The 10 day festival program includes workshops, author talks, panel discussions, creative writing, storytelling, performance and more. There is no cost to attend events and the program will be offered in a range delivery modes including online and in-person.

Stay in touch on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #BWRF. For feedback, ideas or to get in touch by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Keep an eye on this page for program announcements, and sign up to the mailing list below. The 2022 program will be announced 3 February.

BWRF2022 Sponsors: Victoria University Polytechnic and BorrowBox

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