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The Stringybark Short Story Award 2017

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,

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Rhonda Jankovic Literary Awards

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’

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2017 Newcastle Short Story Award

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).

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Birdcatcher Books 2016 Short Story Award

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.

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Reminder: Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2016

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.

Open Theme.

Category A: Poetry (free or traditional to 50 lines).

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Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Competition

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.

Theme: Tidal.
Wollongong is a beautiful coastal city, but you still never know just what might wash up on the shore!

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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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