Clearway 2020: Create the Space

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Clearway 2020: Create the Space is a writing competition for all Australian women. Submit short works in the first person – narrative, monologues, soliloquy – to be performed by trained actors in rehearsed readings. Stories can be fiction or non-fiction – comedic work is encouraged. Stories should be 1000 words maximum or 3 minutes in […]

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2020 Calibre Essay Prize

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The 2020 Calibre Essay Prize is open until January 15, 2020. Prizes: $5,000 and $2,500 Judges: J.M. Coetzee, Lisa Gorton, and Peter Rose They’re looking for essays of between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject. Entry fees: $15 for current ABR subscribers or full-stime students. Otherwise, it’s $25 More here.

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Tom Collins Poetry Prize

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The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in memory of author Joseph Furphy (1843 – 1912). Under the name Tom Collins, he wrote the Australian classic, Such is Life, as well as many poems. Submit poems up to 60 lines. Prizes: $1000, $300, $100 ​ Deadline: December 15, 2019 ​Entry […]

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Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

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The Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize is open until November 17, 2019. Submit short fiction, up to 3000 words, themed around the notion of ‘travel’. The winner will receive $4000 and their story will be published in Overland’s first print issue for 2020. Two runners-up will each receive $500 and be published at Overland online. […]

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Judith Wright Poetry Prize

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The Judith Wright Poetry Prize is open until November 17, 2019. Judges: Ellen van Neerven, Michael Farrell and Toby Fitch Open to writers around the world who have published no more than one collection of poems under their own name. Prizes: $6000, $2000, $1000. All winners will be published in the first issue of Overland’s […]

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Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition

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The Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition is open until November 2, 2019. Submit stories of up to 1,500 words. Stories must use the theme of “Family” and stories must make a reference to alcohol and or drugs. Prizes: $1,000, $100, $50 Entry Fee: $10 per submission. Limit three entries per person. More here.

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