Showcase your writing skills!

Are you a new or emerging writer who would like to have your work presented at one of Melbourne’s most prominent and well-known community arts festivals?
Do you have a short, self-contained story, poetry, monologue, or duologue that yearns to be voiced and heard?
House will be a podcast series of six fictional works, written and performed by La Trobe students, and launched by Darebin Council’s Autumn FUSE arts festival in March 2024.


We are accepting short fiction, poetry, monologues, or duologues. The theme is ‘House’. Interpret it as you will.

Submissions will need to be:

  • Stand-alone, self-contained works
  • 1500 words
  • Word documents
  • 1.5 line spaced

Email your submissions to (or request more information from)

Lakshmi Ganapathy:

Deadline for contributions

Sunday 5th November

Selections announcement

Sunday 12th November