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Jean Stone Award 2022 Conditions

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

(Failure to comply with the following conditions will result in disqualification without refund)

  1. The Award is for a poem or group of poems up to 60 lines.
  2. Entrants must be permanent residents of Australia.
  3. Submitted entries must not have previously been published,

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Minds Shine Bright Writing Competition 2022

Closing date 30 September 2022

A literary storm is brewing as Minds Shine Bright seek the very best fiction writing on the theme of STORM

The first prize is $500, second $400, third $300, fourth $200 and five commended entries will receive $100.

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Positive Words Magazine February 2022 Mini-Competition 

Closing date 28 February 2022

Write a POEM in ten lines or less, or a SHORT STORY in 100 words or less including the word – CRUSH – at least once. 

Entry fee is $2.20 in unused postage stamps. 

The prize is a six-month (6 issues) subscription to 

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John Gavin Ballad and Flash Fiction Competition 2022

Closing date 12 March 2022

The Fremantle Volunteer Heritage Guides Association in association with the Fremantle Round House in Western Australia, is pleased to announce the John Gavin Writing Competition 2022 , with two open categories: 

  • The John Gavin Ballad Competition, 500 word limit and 

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The Best of Times Short Story Competition #33 Autumn 2022

Closing Date 30 Apr 2022.

Genre: Humorous short stories up to 2,500 words.

Prizes for first, second and third place.
Certificates for highly commended and commended stories.

Entry fee $10 per story.

See website for further information:  
www.bestoftimes.

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2022 Newcastle Short Story Award

Entries close 8pm Monday 25 April 2022

Hunter Writers Centre  presents the 2022 Newcastle Short Story Award.

Open to all Australian citizens or permanent residents aged over 18 years.

Word limit 2000 maximum (including titles and any sub-headings). There is no minimum word limit.

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The Stringybark Short Story Award 2022

Entries close 11:59 pm AEST 13 Feb 2022.

Stringybark Stories is proud to announce its 37th short story competition. The Stringybark Open Theme Short Story Award 2022 is now accepting entries. Clean the spilt coffee out of your keyboard (or sharpen your goose quill — whichever is more appropriate) and start writing a 1500 word (max) story that will excite the judges.

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Casevac Initiative

Closing date 30 December 2021

Deepa Ranjit of Casevac says, “As board member of a new non-profit initiative for emerging writers, I’m seeking organisations who may be willing to help us promote our first contest. 

This pilot contest is a build-up to a functioning quarterly competition that is run by writers for writers,

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Silver Tree Poetry Competition

Closing date 1st February 2022

Under the Silver Tree Cooperative Bookshop is conducting a poetry writing competition, with total prize money of $1,500. The Judge is Les Wicks, Australian poet, publisher and workshop facilitator. 

From the heart of the outback this competition is expanding its focus. 

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2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Closing date: February 11, 2022

CALL FOR ENTRIES. Over $10,000 in Monetary prizes, over 80 categories

INVITING all indie book authors and publishers – including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, e-book publishers, and self-published authors who have a book written in English released in 2020,

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Minds Shine Bright Writing Competition 2022

Closing date: 28 February 2022

Minds Shine Bright is an arts business that promotes writers. The Minds Shine Bright Writing Competition is calling for entries. The theme is Confidence

The competition is open to writers of fiction and includes the following categories and word limits:

  • Short stories: 5000 words 

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Ethel Webb Bundell Literary Awards (WA)

Entries close 5.00pm 31 March 2022 

Open to: All. Theme: Open.

Category: SHORT STORY

4,000 words maximum.
Entry Fee: $10 per entry. Max 3 entries. 
Prizes: First $400; Second: $200; Third: $100. Highly commended & Commended Certificates.

Category: POETRY

100 lines maximum.

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RD Walshe Memorial Writing for the Environment Prize 2022

Entries close 5pm 17 June 2022

Sutherland Shire Environment Centre holds an annual, national Writing for the Environment prize in honour of its founder, Bob Walshe, who passed away in March 2018. Writing was a passion and a skill of Bob’s. He taught and inspired many people to write and write and write!

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Pocketry Prize for Unpublished Poets

Closing date 30 November 2021

Pocketry is the home of unheard voices, and the Pocketry Prize for Unpublished Poets is now open for the second year running.

Pocketry is passionate about publishing voices from the margins and giving a platform for aspiring and emerging poets.

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Lambing Flat FAW annual writing competition

Closing date 15 October 2021 

The competition is open to all comers. There is no set theme so let your fancy and pen fly. Writers of fiction, family history, romance or articles are invited to enter. And don’t forget the poetry; traditional rhyming or free verse is most welcome.

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The Best of Times Short Story Competition – Spring 2021

Closing Date 31 Oct 2021

GENRE: Humorous short stories up to 2,500 words. 

First prize: 70% of total entry fees received. Second prize: 10% of total entry fees received. Third prize: 5% of total entry fees received. Certificates for highly commended and commended stories. 

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