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Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016

The closing date for scripts is 16th September 2016.

Wingz Productions are currently seeking submissions for the annual playwriting competition, Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016.

The short-listed plays will be staged on 26th November 2016 at the Town Hall Theatre, 297 Queen Street, Campbelltown, as a part of the festival.

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Reminder: Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

Applications close: Monday 2 May 2016.

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Shoalhaven Literary Award 2016 – Poetry

Competition closes on Friday 3 June 2016.

Winners will be notified after Saturday 17 September 2016.

Prizes:

1st: $1000 together with a two-week artist residency at Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon on the Shoalhaven River.
2nd: $300
3rd: $100
Plus $200 Geoff Bolton Award for an entry from a Shoalhaven resident.

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Newcastle Poetry Prize 2016

Closes midnight Friday 17th June 2016

Write:

A poem, or suite of poems, up to 200 lines.

Win:

  • First prize: $15 000
  • Second prize: $5 000
  • Third prize: $1 000
  • Local Award: $500
  • Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 years): $250
  • Hunter Writers Centre members’

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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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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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