Welcome to Tasmania 40° South 

Welcome to Tasmania's national and international journal - a magazine that celebrates all that is good about Australia's island state

Richly illustrated with superb photographs, Tasmania 40° South presents the wilderness, culture, industry, wildlife, landscapes and people of Tasmania. 

Issue 76 in stores now


Forty South also has a book publishing department.

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     Young Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015

A short fiction competition open to all secondary school students in Tasmania

run in partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE)

and sponsored by Fullers Bookshop

The winner of each section receives $300 and publication in Tasmania 40° South magazine. Runners up receive a $30 Fullers Bookshop gift voucher. 

Entries close Monday April 27, 2015

Enter here



Award winning Tasmanian authors, Lian Tanner and Danielle Wood, have kindly agreed to judge his year's writing competition.

Lian will judge the Senior entries and Danielle, the Junior entries. 


Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015

For short stories up to 3,000 words with an island, or island-resonant, theme

The winning entry will receive a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40° South

A selection of the best entries will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2015

 Entries have closed for the 2015 competition


The Tasmanian Writers' Prize - 2013 and 2014 winners published in Award Winning Australian Writing 2014


2014 WINNER, Polly Whittington - The Chimney Pot


2013 WINNER, Debi Hamilton - Mud Flats

For more information visit Melbourne Books here: www.facebook.com/AwardWinningAustralianWriting

This seventh edition of Award Winning Australian Writing continues its commitment to showcasing the best short stories and poems that have won competitions around the country



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