Small Victories by Amber McGlothlin
Boring by Raquel Espasande
‘Can Gaar Come to Dinner?’ by Martin John Solloway
Life of Felix by Vannessa Ho (Winner!)
Unbareable by Debb Bouch
Caveman Carver by Alex Braude
Cynicism by Cory O’Neile
The Alley by Maya Spore
Get Off The Grass by Lance Cross
The Moth by Darcy Tranter-Cook
Compliance by Kris Cerneka
What I Knew by Reena Mukherjee
Democratic Wrongs by Malcolm Allitt
Compose a piece of fiction in which the standard, norm, or widely held is shown to be unbearable to the protagonist(s).
Successful short listers will show through action, dialogue and landscape, as opposed to description, interior thoughts or narrative statements.
All genres welcome.
The UNBEARABLE STANDARDS Award
Announced: 5 August 2013
Submission Date: 19 August 2013
Short List: 20 August – 30 August 2013
Winner Announced: 31 August 2013
Word Count: 800- 1500
Prizes: $200 (AUD or equivalent)
Eligibility: Open to everyone