Competition Listings

Posted 13 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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The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers

Posted 14 hours ago under Uncategorised,

The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers is open until July 8, 2019. Free to enter. Open to unpublished Australian residents aged 18 years and over. They are looking for adult fiction and adult narrative non-fiction. Submit the first three chapters and a synopsis. The judging panel includes Robert Watkins, Head of Literary at Hachette Australia; […]

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Better Read Writing Competition

Posted 1 week ago under Uncategorised,

The Better Read Writing Competition is open until June 30, 2019. Free to enter. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I I took the one less travelled by And that has made all the difference” Robert Frost Submit a piece, of up to 2,000 words, using the above quote as inspiration. It can be […]

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ACU Prize for Poetry

Posted 2 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

The ACU Prize for Poetry is open until July 8, 2019. Theme: Solace Entry Fee: $25 per poem First prize: $10,000 Second prize: $5,000 Third prize: $3,000 The final judge is Professor Christopher Wallace-Crabbe. Shortlisted and winning poems will be included in the ACU Poetry Chapbook. More here.

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The Writing Quarter Competition

Posted 2 weeks 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 up to 3,000 words. Open theme. Competition Rules This competition is open to all writers aged 18 or over, regardless of nationality or country of […]

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March 2019 Competition Winner

Posted 3 weeks ago under Uncategorised,

As a former Airman, Legionnaire, and English teacher, Warren has developed a unique perspective when it comes to capturing a story. Influenced by some of the greats from American, French, and Russian literature, he aspires to actualize his own voice in the nature of the written word. You can find out more about Warren on […]

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