Monthly Archives: March 2016

2016 ACU Prize for Poetry

Closing date for entries is Monday 6th June 2016.

Theme

The 2016 ACU (Australian Catholic University) Prize for Poetry aims to support writers and to continue the tradition of the Catholic Church as a key patron of the arts. Following the success of the Prize in previous years,

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Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) 7 May 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting.
Date:  Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts,
1st Floor, ‘Lawson’ Room,
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Election of Office Bearers:
All State Council positions will be declared vacant at the meeting and new officers will be elected for the 2016 / 2017 year.

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon April 13, 2016

UPCOMING LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Author & writing teacher on popular women’s fiction at the Australian Writers’ Centre Sydney: Lisa Heidke – Sense and Sanity: The highs and lows of procrastination and writing

GUEST SPEAKER: Author Felicity Pulman: On Residency Guest – Di Yerbury Residency
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Author of two Ned Kelly Award winning novels: Candice Fox – Detecting Danger: Writing about Crime.

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Changes to FAWQ Literary Awards 2016

Closing Date: 31st May 2016.

The Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland (FAWQ) advises that the Closing Date for the FAWQ Literary Awards 2016 has been extended to 31st May 2016.

FAWQ also advises that another Section has been added to the Competition:

Section E: Article to 2000 words. 

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FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers Poetry Competition 2016

Closing Date: 31 August 2016

For details and application form: Hilarie Lindsay 2016.

All winners, together with their parent(s), of the 2016 Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers Poetry competition will be invited to attend this year’s Sydney Awards Presentation Lunch (details later in the year).

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Barbara Jefferis Award 2016

Applications close Monday 2 May 2016.

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is delighted to announce that entries for the Barbara Jefferis Award 2016 are now open. This year, the prize pool for the award includes $50,000 for the winner and $1000 each for the five runners up.

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FAW NSW Jean Stone Award 2016 for Poetry

Closing date for entries: 30th September 2016.

The Award is for a poem or group of poems up to 60 lines.

Dependent upon the number of entries received, ten poets will be short listed for this year’s Jean Stone Award for Poetry.

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FAW NSW Walter Stone Award 2016 for Life Writing

Closing date for entries: 30th September 2016

The Award is for a Life Writing defined as a work of biography, autobiography, memoir, monograph, bibliography.

Biography and autobiography may be an extract to meet the word count requirements which is a minimum of 10,000 and a maximum of 25,000.

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The Grieve Project 2016

Closes 26th June 2016.

The Grieve Project is a national prose and poetry competition on the subject of grief. We invite people to submit essays or stories up to 500 words and poems up to 36 lines.

The competition opened 15 February and closes on 26th June.

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