About RH Morrieson
The 2020 Judges
Ronald Hugh Morrieson
Ronald Hugh Morrieson Literary Awards
Short Story/Drama Script Section
Short stories should reflect aspects of present day life in the local area, or a revealing character description of a local person, rather than science fiction, futuristic or foreign settings.
Short Story/Drama Script Workshop Dates
South Taranaki District Libraries offer free writing workshops with Judges of the awards.
workshops will be held on Saturday June 15 2019
Short Story Guidelines
Entries are limited to five per person.
Maximum length 2,000 words.
The competition opens on June 10 2019. Enter from this website (Terms & Conditions drop down menu)
Entries close Friday 16 August 2019 11.59pm
Entries must be a word document in Arial 12 font.
Entries must be uploaded with your entry form. (you will be prompted to do this when filling out your online entry form.)
The work must be titled.
Your name must not appear on the work.
The work must be original. It must not have won any other award nor been published prior this competition. South Taranaki District Council reserves the right to publish entries.
Open Short Story/Drama Script
Entries are invited from all residents or ratepayers of the Taranaki region over the age of 13 Years.
You must not be eligible for the secondary school division of the Awards.
Secondary Short Story/Drama Script
Entries are invited from all secondary school students whose parents/guardians are residents or
ratepayers of the South Taranaki District.
First prize: NZ$500
Second Prize: NZ$300
Third Prize: NZ$200
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