August 2020 Competition Winner

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Jess Bird is a 27 year old, London-based writer whose work has been aired on BBC Radio 4. She works part-time in an advertising agency and lives in Camberwell with her cat. FRANCES PHONES HOME  Frances steps out into the night, letting the cool air lick the gathering sweat in her hair line. Behind her, […]

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Mundaring Poetry Competition 2020

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The Mundaring Poetry Competition 2020 is open until October 9, 2020. Free to enter. It’s open to everyone aged over 18 years. Theme: Food for Thought. There’s a limit of 3 poems per author. First prize is $300. More here.

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The Stringybark Times Past Short Story Award

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The Stringybark Times Past Short Story Award is open until September 27, 2020. They are looking for historical fiction stories based on a factual event. The story must be up to 1,500 words, be based on a real event or events; the event(s) must have occurred in Australia or had clear relevance to Australia. The […]

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July 2020 Competition Winner

Posted 2 months ago under Uncategorised,

Siobhan’s Lovesong Andy Martin is a philosophy teacher in the UK. He has had a number of short stories published online, and in the literary magazine Adelaide. This one is loosely based on a true story. ________________________________________ A pound coin clatters down the slot. I scroll through the song choices of the old jukebox, and […]

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What’s Your Story? Writing Competition

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The What’s Your Story? Writing Competition is open until September 15, 2020. The competition is open to Victorian residents. Categories and Prizes Poetry – Adult For: Anyone over the age of 18 years. Guidelines: Maximum 40 lines. Prize: $500. Short story – Adult For: Anyone over the age of 18 years. Guidelines: 1000 word limit. […]

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Buzz Words Short Story Prize 2020

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The Buzz Words Short Story Prize 2020 is open until October 31, 2020. Submit short stories of up to 1,500 words, in English. Stories must be written by an Australian adult and must be suitable for children aged 8-11. The two short-listing judges are Bill Condon and Dianne Bates. The finalist judge for the competition […]

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