September 2018 Competition Winner

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Winner: Mark Towse, for ‘Skin Suit’. Mark has only been writing short stories for five months now, but his passion and enthusiasm are unparalleled, and this has recently resulted in publication in four magazines including Books N’ Pieces, Artpost Magazine, Montreal Writes and five upcoming anthologies. Mark resides in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and […]

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Questions Writing Prize

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The Questions Writing Prize is open until May 1, 2019. Open to 18-30 year olds. Free to enter. Submit fiction or non-fiction, 1,500-2000 words, on any topic. First prize is $2,000. More here.

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Hal Porter Short Story Competition

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The Hal Porter Short Story Competition is open until December 10, 2018. Submit short stories of up to 2,500 words. Open to Australian writers. Entry Fee: $10 First prize is $1,000 More here.

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Joyce Parkes Women’s Writers’ Prize

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The Joyce Parkes Women’s Writers’ Prize is open until October 31, 2018. The prize is sponsored by The Australian Irish Heritage Association and honours Joyce Parkes, a poet living in WA. The prize aims to promote and encourage women writers in Australia. Submit 1000-2000 words of prose. Topic: Freedom First prize is $500. All or […]

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Wombat Award for Poetry

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The Wombat Award for poetry is open until April 30, 2019. Free to enter. Open to children aged 12 and under. Submit up to three poems on the theme: ‘Our Heritage’. Judge: children’s author Meredith Costain (The Ella Diaries, Olivia’s Secret Scribbles) Prizes: $100, $75, $50. More here.

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The Somerset National Novella Writing Competition

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The Somerset National Novella Writing Competition is open until December 7, 2018. Open to all Australian high school students. The national winner will receive $2,500 and an editorial report from Penguin Random House (Australia). The state winners will receive a cash prize and advice from Penguin Random House (Australia) Submit a novella (8,000-20,000 words). Entry […]

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