Ezy Reading:
Introducing The Cud Short Fiction Competition!
Evan Kanarakis


This month, we're celebrating our annual literary issue with the launch of a Cud short fiction competition!

The winner will receive a $150 gift certificate to Amazon.com.


You may write a piece of short fiction in any genre or style.

But- the story MUST begin with the following line: 

"The cows were stirring. Something wasn't right outside."



Contest Information & Rules:

  • Deadline for entries is 11.59PM EST on Feb 15, 2012.
  • ONLINE ENTRIES ONLY. Submit your entry to feedback@thecud.com.au as a .doc file in MS Word Format along with your name and contact details. Postal entries will not be accepted.
  • Word length: No fewer than 700 and no more than 1500 words maximum. No exceptions.
  • One entry only per person.
  • Prize- $150 gift certificate to Amazon.com
  • Decisions of the judges are final.
  • The winner will be notified by email after March 15th and their winning essay published in the May 2012 issue of The Cud.
  • If the judges deem fit, two runner-up entries will also be published in the May 2012 issue of The Cud.


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