Story Writing Challenge

Submissions are open for short stories on the theme of ‘SHAME’.

The Indian (Sub-Cont) Crisis & Support Agency (ICSA) and the Nautanki Theatre Company (NTC), supported by Blacktown City Council and Blacktown Arts invite you to submit a short story on the theme of ‘SHAME’

Your original and unpublished story could be selected to become a play, production, movie, a chapter in a book or sketch series.

To learn more, download the Flyer

Free entry.


Your story should be on the subject of ‘Shame’ and should be set in and around Blacktown, NSW, Australia


  • Original, unpublished works
  • 500 – 1500 words
  • Open to all nationalities, ethnicities, genders and ages


Challenge opens on 25th October

Challenge closes on 20th December at 11:59pm

Winners will be announced on 25th January, 2021


Winner: $100

Highly Commended (4): $50 each

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