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Sydney Hammond Memorial Short Story Competition

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The Sydney Hammond Memorial Short Story Competition is open for entries until August 1, 2022. The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Water Under the Bridge’ Stories should not exceed 1000 words. 1st prize: $250AU Hawkeye Gift Voucher and Anthology front cover design based on winner’s story. Shortlisted (2nd – 4th placed): names published. The […]

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Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2022

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The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2022 is open to Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia until June 6th 2022. There is no theme but poetry must not exceed 50 lines. Entry fee: $6 per poem (up to 5) First prize: $3000 Runners up: $500 Full details here.

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Much More Than Words Competition

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The Much More Than Words Competition 2022 is open for entries until June 17 2022. To enter, write a story, article or poem inspired by a photo you have taken. Be sure to upload the photo that your writing is based on. Word count: 250 words maximum. 1st prize: $250 2nd prize: $150 3rd prize: […]

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KSP Short Fiction Competition 2022

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The KSP Short Fiction Competition is open until September 8, 2022. Open to Australian residents and citizens. All fiction styles and themes are acceptable. Prizes: First place – $300 prize for open, plus weekend residency at the KSP Writers’ Centre (non-transferable, $300 value) and $100 first place prize for youth Second place – certificates with […]

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The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2022

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The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2022 is open until July 8, 2022. Free to enter. Open to unpublished Australian residents aged 18 years or older Submit fiction and narrative non-fiction, the first three chapters plus synopsis (max 20,000 words). The winner will receive $10,000 and a year’s mentorship with one of Hachette Australia’s publishers. […]

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The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award 2023

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The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award 2023 is open until May 31, 2022. You must be under 35 years of age, on May 31st 2022, and be a resident of Australia. Submit a piece of fiction, Australian history or biography, 50,000-80,000 words. Allen & Unwin will publish the winning entry, and will have exclusive worldwide publishing rights […]

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