Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Newcastle Short Story Award

Closes 31 January 2016.

Open to all Australian residents and citizens.
Story length 2000 words.
Over $3000 in prizes to be won.

Entry fee: $15
Enter by completing the entry form on the Hunter Writers Centre Website:

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Mona Brand Biennial Competition Results – 2015

The Central Coast Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers has announced the winners of the Mona Brand Biennial Competition.

Congratulations to everyone involved.

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Society of Women Writers November 2015 E-Newsletter

The Society of Women Writers announces the release of their November 2015 E-Newsletter edition (in pdf format).

The edition can be accessed by clicking on this link:


The Newsletter will open via the internet but will still be in pdf format and can be downloaded,

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The Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016

Entries close January 31, 2016.

Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand, the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words having an island, or island-resonant, theme.

The competition, now entering its seventh year, is run by Forty South Publishing, the largest book publisher in Tasmania and publisher of the prestigious Tasmania 40°South magazine.

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Wollongong Writers Festival – Nov 2015

The Wollongong Writers Festival is back to celebrate its third birthday, and has a whole lot of new and exciting events planned. Each of the events will be run at a variety of venues around Wollongong from November 18th through to November 29th.

Click here to view the full programme.

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Australian Copyright Council 2016 Book Subscription

Order a subscription today and save 10%.

For only $135 (plus postage) your 2016 subscription includes three new titles:

• Writers & Copyright (B128v02)

This practical guide will help you protect your own writing and identify risks in using other people’s work. The guide will also cover writing for publishers,

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