Competition Listings

Posted 5 hours 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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Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards 2020

Posted 7 hours ago under Uncategorised,

The Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards 2020 are open until May 3, 2020. Free to enter. Open to residents of Victoria. The awards support the talent and creativity of unpublished writers. Award categories: The Dorothy Porter Award for Poetry (Up to 100 lines) Narrative Non-Fiction (No more than 5000 words) Short Story set in Melbourne […]

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The Writing Quarter Competition

Posted 12 hours ago under Uncategorised,

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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AAWP SC Creative Nonfiction Prize

Posted 1 week ago under Uncategorised,

The AAWP SC Creative Nonfiction Prize is open until June 30, 2020. Open to Emerging writers across Australasia. Submit up to 3,000 words, an essay, profile, memoir, article, or a hybrid form. Open theme. Entry Fee: $20 Prize: $500 and fully subsidised fees to attend the annual conference of the AAWP. More here.

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Adelaide Plains Poets Inc Poetry Competition

Posted 2 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

The Adelaide Plains Poets Inc Poetry Competition is open until June 26, 2020. Theme: Vision There are adult, secondary school and primary school categories. 1st, 2nd & 3rd cash prizes, plus Highly Commended & Commended certificates. Total prize pool over $700. The first is open to poets aged 18 and up. Submit poetry up to […]

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Banjo Paterson Writing Awards

Posted 4 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

The Banjo Paterson Writing Awards are open until April 24, 2020. The awards are aimed at promoting Australian writing and writers. Submit Australian content. There are short story, contemporary poetry and Children’s Writing Awards categories. Short Story. Submit up to 3,000 words. First Prize: $2,000. Entry Fee: $15 Contemporary Poetry: Submit up to 200 lines. […]

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