Are you interested in writing competitions? Here you will find a summary of excerpts from recently announced competitions. Click the competition title to read more details.
Although the competitions may be conducted by the FAW NSW state body or by its Branches, they are still open to the general public, unless stated to the contrary. You may also find some outstanding writing opportunities from other groups but FAW NSW takes no responsibility for competitions administered by other organisations.
For Conditions of Entry relating to individual competitions, and to obtain an entry form (where required), contact the relevant competition organisers.
In honour of Grief Awareness month (August).
Closing date 9 June 2017
Submit a 500 word story or a poem up to 36 lines.
Over $7000 in total prizes – full list of prizes here.
Closing date 30 June 2017
Judges: Eileen Chong and Kevin Brophy.
Entry Fee: $34 up to 200 lines.
Total prize pool over $22,000…
- First prize: $15 000
- Second prize: $5 000
- Third prize: $1 000
- Commended Awards: $250
- Local Award: $500
- Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 years): $250
- Hunter Writers Centre members’
Closing date: Friday 27 May 2017
The Shoalhaven Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers is excited to announce an increase in prize money for its prestigious Shoalhaven Literary Award, launched on 20 February 2017.
With the ongoing and valued support of the Shoalhaven Arts Board and Bundanon Trust,
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,