The Writing Quarter April 2020 Competition Winner

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Many thanks for all of your competition entries. Congratulations to Rob McInroy, the winner of our April competition for his story, And The Byzantium Orchestra Played West End Blues

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Competition Listings

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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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The Writing Quarter Competition

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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 1,000-3,000 words. Open theme. Competition Rules This competition is open to all writers aged 18 or over, regardless of nationality or country of residence. Please […]

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The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2020

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The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2020 is open until July 10, 2020. Free to enter. Open to unpublished Australian residents aged 18 years or older Submit fiction and narrative non-fiction, the first three chapters plus synopsis (max 20,000 words). The winner will receive $10,000 and a year’s mentorship with one of Hachette Australia’s publishers. […]

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The 2020 Heroines Women’s Writing Prize

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The 2020 Heroines Women’s Writing Prize is open until May 31, 2020. The Heroines Anthology is a collection of stories of women written by women. Works with a particular focus on telling lost women’s history, untold stories, and reimagined myths, fairy tales, folklore or legends, or speculative fiction, are particularly encouraged. Open to writers who […]

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22nd Annual Boroondara Literary Awards

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The 22nd Annual Boroondara Literary Awards are open until August 28, 2020 (5pm) Open to any Australian resident. Free to enter. Submit 1,500-3,000 words. Prizes: 1st $1,500 2nd $1,000 3rd $500 Keith Carroll Award $500 prize to the best entry from a Boroondara resident. More here.

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