The 2018 Graeme Lay Short Story Competition
The winner will receive $500.00, presented by Graeme Lay and the Graeme Lay Trophy
Second and third place will receive a bottle of wine
All finalists will receive certificates of merit
The winner will have their story read at the AGM Registration night Friday May 25th
Conditions of entry
The competition is open to all NZSA members. All entries must be original and not previously published or broadcast. Entries should contain 1500 words or fewer. The manuscript should be typewritten, on A4 sheets, double-spaced, and with clear margins.
Entry Fee $10.00
There is no limit to the number of entries per person.
Please send Cheque or cash with a hard copy of your story to The Graeme Lay Short Story Competition, c/o The NZSA, PO Box 7701, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141..
For those wishing to pay by bank transfer the account is
NZSA Auckland Branch ASB Account 12 3048 0123097 00 Please give name and short story name and Graeme Lay.
Should you wish to email your short story please email to Graeme Lay Comp c/o firstname.lastname@example.org
A title page should contain the title of the story, the number of words it contains and the writer’s nom-de-plume.
Hard copies of the entries should be posted to: