July 2020 Competition Winner

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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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The Betty Olle Poetry Award

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The Betty Olle Poetry Award is open until August 31, 2020. Poem(s) must be in traditional Australian Bush Verse form (Rhyme, Rhythm and meter) with an Australian theme. There are open and junior (12 and under) categories. It’s free to enter in the junior category and it costs $10 (up to 2 poems) to enter […]

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June 2020 Competition Winner

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W. T. Paterson is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, MFA candidate for Fiction at the University of New Hampshire, and graduate of Second City Chicago. His work has appeared in over 70 publications worldwide including Fiction Magazine, The Dalhousie Review, and Fresh Ink. A number of stories have been anthologised by Lycan Valley, North 2 […]

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The Port Stephens Literature Award 2020

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The Port Stephens Literature Award 2020 is open until 30th October 2020. Short stories up to 2000 words on any topic. Prizes: $300, $150, $50. 2 x $25 most highly commended prizes. Plus $50 Reader’s Choice Award. Entry Fee: $10 for the first entry; $5 for subsequent entries More here.

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