Yearly Archives: 2018

Sutherland Shire Literary Competition

Closing date: Monday 30 April 2018

The inaugural Sutherland Shire Literary Competition is set to celebrate the exciting breadth of literary talent that exists not only across the Sutherland Shire but the whole of our nation, with entries open to Australian residents over 18 years of age.

The new competition aims to promote the rich cultural heritage of the Sutherland Shire whilst contributing to the diverse and rich tradition of literary practice in Australia.

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The 2018 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

Closing date: 10 April 2018.

Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the 2018 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize for an original short story. Entry is open to anyone in the world who is writing in English.

Prizemoney is worth a total of $12,500…

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Seniors Card Short Story Competition

Entries open: 1st FEBRUARY 2018
Closing date: 1st JUNE 2018

The Department of Family and Community Services, NSW Seniors Card and FAW announce the launch of a joint project to be held between
1st Feb—1st June 2018.

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Call for Submissions:
LoveOzYA Short Stories

Short tales from the Australian writers of tomorrow.

Submissions open January 15th 2018.

Underdog will be the first #LoveOzYA short story anthology for unpublished Australian writers. The organisers are seeking submissions from Australian young adult fiction writers of all ages and are particularly interested in short stories that celebrate the diverse,

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