2020 Newcastle Short Story Award

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The 2020 Newcastle Short Story Award is open until 8pm, Monday February 3rd, 2020. Submit short stories of up to 2,000 words. Open to all Australians living in Australia or abroad. Judges: Laura Elvery, Khalid Warsame Prizes: $3000, $1700, $1000. There are also two highly commended awards of $250 each and three commended awards of […]

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Clearway 2020: Create the Space

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Clearway 2020: Create the Space is a writing competition for all Australian women. Submit short works in the first person – narrative, monologues, soliloquy – to be performed by trained actors in rehearsed readings. Stories can be fiction or non-fiction – comedic work is encouraged. Stories should be 1000 words maximum or 3 minutes in […]

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2020 Calibre Essay Prize

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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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Tom Collins Poetry Prize

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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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