Competition. Locals are invited to enter poetry or a short story to the Society of Women Writers Tasmania.
The Margot Manchester Memorial Short Story Award is open to stories between 1200 and 1500 words.
The Robyn Mathison Poetry Prize is for open poetry up to 40 lines in length.
Prizes for each of the competitions includes $200 first prize, $50 second prize plus highly commended and commended awards.
Both competitions close on Thursday August 31.
For more information email the competition secretary at email@example.com.