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Bushy Tales 2022 – Plants and/or Personalities Entries Open

6 July - 31 August

Arts Mansfield’s popular Bushy Tales Writing Awards is open NOW and closes August 31.

The judges then get busy and the writers wait till November 17th for the Awards night.

Entries are invited of short stories/prose and poetry recording life on the land/in the bush.


1) Writing is divided into two genres (2500 word limit) – Short Story and  Memoir

2) Poetry is divided into two genres (up to 25 verses/2500 word limit) – Bush Poetry and Other Poems

ENTRY FEES: $5 first entry, $3 subsequent entries from the same writer

This will be your chance to go into print, as up to 20 finalists (up to 10 from each category) will be published in our ISBN listedbook, the 2022 compilation of BUSHY TALES.

Full terms and conditions and details on the Entry form here


Arts Mansfield
Kammy Cordner