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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Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition

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The Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition is open until November 2, 2018. Theme: Reflection Submit short stories of up to 1,500 words. Stories must make a reference to alcohol and or drugs. Entry Fee: $10 per submission. Max 3 entries per person. First prize is $1,000 and a one-year membership to the Victorian Writers’ […]

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ELLE Writing Competition

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The ELLE Writing Competition is now open until October 26, 2018. They say: “While there’s no specific theme, we want unpublished stories that capture the mood of the moment.” Write a 4,000 word short story on the topic of your choice. The winning story will be published in the January/February issue of ELLE, and the author will receive […]

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David Harold Tribe Poetry Award

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The David Harold Tribe Poetry Award is open until October 14, 2018. The award provides poets with funds that might enable them to further their education in the field of poetry, to continue to refine their work as poets, and to improve the general public’s appreciation of Australian poetry. There’s a cash prize of $12,000 […]

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The Writing Quarter August 2018 Winner

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Azazel by Ted Witham Ted Witham’s stories and poems have been published in Australia and the United States, most recently in Quadrant Magazine and in Studio: a journal of Christians writing. Ted and his wife Rae live with their energetic Jack Russell Lottie in the beautiful south-west corner of Western Australia, where ocean and landscape […]

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