Its getting into the final two weeks of the Fish Prize, and the website is brimming with stories from writers from all over the world. I'm pleased to say that many of them are from Australia, and a smattering from New Zealand too. This is slightly surprising, as feedback from Australia was that it was too expensive to enter compared with other competitions. Goes to show, though, that writers, like anyone else, will pay for quality. With Ronan Bennett judging, and publication in the Fish Anthology for ten of the stories, and the attractive prize money with a trip to Ireland for the book launch, the Fish net is hauling in some enthralling work from many nations. The closing date is 30 November, so if you have a story, be sure not to miss it.
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