Competition Listings

Posted 6 days ago under Uncategorised,

Please note that apart from The Writing Quarter Competition, all other listings are for external competitions. If you have a question about these competitions, please contact the competition organisers by clicking the website link in each listing. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with queries on external competitions. If you’re a competition organiser and would like to […]

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2020 Calibre Essay Prize

Posted 6 days ago under Uncategorised,

The 2020 Calibre Essay Prize is open until January 15, 2020. Prizes: $5,000 and $2,500 Judges: J.M. Coetzee, Lisa Gorton, and Peter Rose They’re looking for essays of between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject. Entry fees: $15 for current ABR subscribers or full-stime students. Otherwise, it’s $25 More here.

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The Writing Quarter Competition

Posted 7 days ago under Uncategorised,

August 2019 Winner: Maddie Unger. You can read the winning entry here. We run a free to enter short story writing competition. This is an ongoing monthly competition. Deadline: Last day of every month Prize: $30 We’re looking for short stories of up to 3,000 words. Open theme. Competition Rules This competition is open to […]

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Tom Collins Poetry Prize

Posted 2 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in memory of author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912). Under the name Tom Collins, he wrote the Australian classic, Such is Life, as well as many poems. Submit poems up to 60 lines. Prizes: $1000, $300, $100 ​ Deadline: December 15, 2019 ​Entry […]

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