Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

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The Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize is open until November 17, 2019. Submit short fiction, up to 3000 words, themed around the notion of ‘travel’. The winner will receive $4000 and their story will be published in Overland’s first print issue for 2020. Two runners-up will each receive $500 and be published at Overland online. […]

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Judith Wright Poetry Prize

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The Judith Wright Poetry Prize is open until November 17, 2019. Judges: Ellen van Neerven, Michael Farrell and Toby Fitch Open to writers around the world who have published no more than one collection of poems under their own name. Prizes: $6000, $2000, $1000. All winners will be published in the first issue of Overland’s […]

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Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition

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The Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition is open until November 2, 2019. Submit stories of up to 1,500 words. Stories must use the theme of “Family” and stories must make a reference to alcohol and or drugs. Prizes: $1,000, $100, $50 Entry Fee: $10 per submission. Limit three entries per person. More here.

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2020 Somerset National Novella Writing Competition

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The 2020 Somerset National Novella Writing Competition is open until December 6, 2019 (5pm). Open to all Australian high school students. Submit a novella, 8,000-20,000 words. Entry Fee: $20 The national winner will receive $2,500 and a full editorial report from Penguin Random House (Australia). The state winners will receive cash prizes, personalised advice from […]

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Competition August 2019 Winner

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Maddie Unger loves to practice empathy by getting inside the minds of people who are frowned upon by society and seeing what makes them tick. She loves to create imaginative environments that challenge the reader’s view of deviance and encourage compassion. Lilac Blue Maddie Unger She lives in the woods. She sits amongst the tall […]

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