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Win a 3 day ticket to the Byron Writers Festival and $500!
Closing date 10 May 2017
In this “post-truth” era, language lovers are called on to examine the concept of truth and of lies. Emily Dickinson’s famous poem says, Tell all the truth, but tell it slant.
Bath Novel Award 2017
Closing Date 24th April 2017
The Bath Novel Award is a £2,000 international prize which aims to support and spotlight unsigned novels. All last year’s shortlisted writers were snapped up by literary agents; two signed publishing deals including a six figure deal with Sphere for runner up Laura Marshall.
An invitation from Central Coast Poets…
Dear fellow writers,
Central Coast Poets Incorporated (NSW) will be calling for entries to the Henry Kendall Poetry Award (HKPA) on January 20th 2017, closing on 28th February 2017.
As it is a nationally recognised award, we would like to bring this competition to the attention of the FAW membership,
Closing date for entries: 5 February 2017.
Stringybark Stories is pleased to announce its latest short story award. This year there is a record prize pool in cash and book prizes, as well as publication, awarded for the best entries.
The winning story will be a story of 1500 words or fewer,
Closing Date: 25 November 2016
Theme: SOCIAL JUSTICE
Section 1: Poetry
Section 2: Short Story
First Prize: $A600 for each section plus Trophy: a Radio 3CR Vintage Sound-bite Cartridge.
Second Place and Third Place Certificates awarded for each section.
Highly Commended and/or Commended Certificates awarded at Judges’
Entries Close: 6 February 2017
Open for entries from all Australians living in Australia or abroad.
Prize Pool: Over $6000 and the top 35 works will be published in the annual anthology.
Entry fee: $16.50
The Newcastle Short Story Award is a national writing competition coordinated by Hunter Writers Centre (a not-for profit organisation since 1995).
Closing Date: 5pm Melbourne time on 30th September 2016
To see the full Terms & Conditions and the Entry form, entrants will need to sign up for the Competitions Newsletter on the Birdcatcher website.
Closing Date: 31 August 2016
As reported on Page 26 of the June Edition of Writers Voice, the Lake Macquarie Branch of FAW (NSW) invites writers to enter its 2016 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition.
Category A: Poetry (free or traditional to 50 lines).
Closing date: Thursday 15th September 2016.
This international short story prize is open to writers around the world regardless of age, genre or career stage.
Prize: AUD$1000 and publication in Mascara Literary Review.
Wollongong is a beautiful coastal city, but you still never know just what might wash up on the shore!