Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry

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The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for Unpublished Poetry is open until May 4, 2020. Open to: Australian residents Submit poetry of up to 80 lines, any theme. Entry Fee: $15, $10 concession Prize: $1,000, $500. Highest QLD entry: Performance opportunity at Queensland Poetry Festival 2021. More here.

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Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards 2020

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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 The awards support the talent and creativity of unpublished writers.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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AAWP SC Creative Nonfiction Prize

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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

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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

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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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The Writing Quarter January 2020 Competition Winner

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Tim is a digital producer, a tv producer, playwright and comedy writer. This is his first foray into short stories though he has written some well received shopping lists. THE DUST CLOUD By Tim Bosanquet Like a blackened, aching thumb that had been severed from the hand and roughly shoved into a pot of dirt, […]

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