Port Stephens Literature Awards open for entry Port Stephens Port Stephens by News Of The Area - Modern Media - July 13, 2021 President Kevin Colman: “Awards now open for entry”. THE annual Port Stephens Literature Awards are now open for entry. They have been running for over 15 years and are for short stories of up to 2000 words on any topic. Advertise with News of The Area today. It’s worth it for your business. Message us. Phone us – (02) 4981 8882. Email us – [email protected] Prize money this year totals $1100. They are sponsored by News Of The Area, Club Lemon Tree and Port Stephens Shire Council. Long time judge and President Kevin Colman said that Club Lemon Tree was proud to be part of the awards for such a long time. “Our club believes in putting as much back into our community as possible and Tilligerry Adult and Community Education (TACE) who run the awards, is one local group to benefit,” he said. “Even with our cash flow reduced by the Covid lockdown last year we were still able to support most of our sports teams and a diverse range of community groups,” he added. Entries are accepted until 30 September and full details can be found on tilligerry.com.