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Seniors Stories Vol 7: Entries Closed

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THIS COMPETITION HAS CLOSED

Submissions for the Seniors Stories Vol 7 competition closed at 12noon on Monday 31 May 2021.

Thank you to all those people who submitted their short stories. Judging is now under way and you will be advised later in the year if your entry was successful or not.

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Seniors Stories Vol 7 Entry Form

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Seniors Card Short Story Competition 2021: T&Cs

Submissions close at noon, Monday 31st May 2021

The NSW Dept of Communities and Justice and FAW are again conducting a Short Story Competition. The Top 100 stories will be published in Seniors Stories Vol. 7 and launched in November 2021.

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The 2021 BR4R Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize

Closing date: 15 August 2021

Ballina Region for Refugees invites you to submit up to three poems to this year’s Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize. This year’s theme is ‘Time for a Home’.

The BR4R Seeking Asylum Poetry Prize celebrates the positive contributions that refugees make to our communities.

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Sunspot Lit: Rigel 2021

Closing date 30 June 30 2021

$750 for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, or Art. Authors & Artists Eligible.

Rigel is the brightest star in the Orion constellation. Sunspot Lit is looking for the single short story, novel, novella, artwork, graphic novel,

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2021 Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry

Closing date 5 Julyextended to Monday 19 July 2021 at 11.59pm

Theme: RESILIENCE. Maximum 80 lines. 

Writers are competing for the coveted $10,000 first prize which will be awarded to the most outstanding poem that captures the spirit of resilience.

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Emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers Mentoring Program

Closing date: 9 April 2021

The South Coast Writers Centre is seeking expressions of interest from established writers for paid mentoring work, as well as applications from emerging writers for two mentorships.

The program will connect two emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers who live on the South Coast with experienced writer mentors,

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The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award

Closing date: 30 April 2021

The Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award is currently taking submissions for a work of fiction or non-fiction up to 3000 words. Prize: $500.

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of The Burbidge Prize, which will be presented as part of Williamtown Literary Festival in June.

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Jugiong Writers Festival Competitions

Closing date: 7 May 2021

This year’s theme for both the Short Story and the Poetry Competition is ‘Bringing in the light’

Short Story Competition
Up to 1,000 words. Categories:

SCHOOL CHILDREN:
Primary – Kindergarten to Year 2 and Years 3 to 6
Secondary – Years 7 to 9 and Years 10 to 12

ADULT:
Local Area Residents and Open.

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Sunspot Literary Journal

Open Call for Writers and Artists

Closing date: 31 May 2021

Sunspot Literary Journal offers an Editor’s Prize of $50 for the annual edition, and pays for artwork selected for a cover. Now open for flash, stories, essays and memoir. Literary and genre welcome.

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Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards

Closing date: 30 June 2021

The Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards is Australia’s largest and oldest poetry competition for school students.
The optional theme this year is “Rich and Rare”. 

AWARD CATEGORIES AND PRIZES: 

Lower Primary (Years K – 3)  
Winner: $300,

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E M Fletcher Writing Competition

Closing date: 15 July 2021 

The E.M. Fletcher Writing Competition is an initiative of the Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra (HAGSOC). This is the third year the competition has been run. 

Entries for the best short story of 1500–2000 words on a family history or genealogy theme will be in contention to win a 

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Eucalypt: a tanka journal Issue 30

Closing date: 31 March 2021 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 

Please submit up to six original, unpublished tanka (only one will be selected) in the body of your email to the Eucalypt editor, Julie Thorndyke

For subscription information visit:
juliethorndyke.com/eucalypt-a-tanka-journal/

For information about the tanka form please refer to: www.eucalypt.info

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Imagine 2200

Closing date: April 12, 2021

Grist’s solutions lab, Fix, has launched a new climate-fiction short story contest.

Imagine 2200 calls for stories (3,000–5,000 words) that envision the next 180 years of equitable climate progress. What might the world look like in the year 2200,

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Sutherland Shire Literary Competition 2021

Closing date: 19 April 2021

The nationally recognised Sutherland Shire Literary Competition returns this year, with organisers expecting a large number of entries from both local residents and aspiring writers from further afield.

Now in its third year, the 2021 Competition aims to recognise the breadth and diversity of literary talent within the Sutherland Shire and across the nation,

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Furphy Literary Award National Short Story Competition

Closing date: 30 April 2021  

This year’s theme is ‘Australian Life (in all its diversity)’. The competition welcomes fiction and non-fiction entries under 5,000 words from writers aged 18+. 

First place wins $15,000, second place $3,000, and third place $2,000.

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