Momaya Press Supports Writers Worldwide

Do you have a story to tell, a poem to pen? Why not share it with the world?

Submit your work today to our Short Story and Poetry Competitions! Current themes are “Trading Places” and “Masks” and you could win up to $150 in addition to achieving publication.

Congratulations to the writers published in the Momaya Short Story Review 2018

We enjoyed reading the diverse range of responses to our theme “Coming of Age” and thank the many writers who shared their stories with us. Read the best short stories of the year in The Momaya Short Story Review 2018.


First Place The Avocet, Clare Reddaway

Second Place Howl, Ellis Logan

Honourable Mention
Lucia and Her Search For Home, Olaya Barr
My Father’s Court, Mark Farrington
The Landmark, Diane Jackman
Mangoes, Karishma Jobanputra
Bits Of Coloured Glass, Carolann Malley
Sunbeams, Laura Muetzelfeldt
All We Notice Is, Sandy Norris

More Stories on the theme of Coming Age
Birthday Girl, Claire Barnard
The Cobbler’s Child, Martin Blayney
Free White Milk, Talya Boerner
Boarding House, Camille Capriglione
Peyton Got His Gun, Tom Chambless
Life as a Series of Caves, Leon Davey
After a Certain Age You Can Either Have Good Shoes Or Good Feet, Jane Fraser
A Passing Front, Jane Fraser
From the Dining Room Table, Deborah Freeman
Swimming Middle River, Leah Holbrook Sackett
The Old Warm World, Nick Jackson
The Summoning, Tushar Jain
Immortal Pudding, Ellis Logan
Snow Angels, Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki
A Lovely Ugly, Gwenda Mitchell
Coming Of Age, Margaret Morey
Good Fortune, Ellen J. Perry
The Point Of Return, Mark Simpson

We are now accepting entries to the Short Story Competition 2019 on the theme “Trading Places”.

Poetry winners in the 2018 competition are expected to be announced in December.