COMPETITIONS

UPDATED 01/02/2024

The following information has been extracted from other websites and no assurance can be given as its correctness.

Give your hard work the best chance to win, make sure that you follow the entry requirements!

If the entry conditions don't specify it, then generally you can submit the same entry to different competitions at the same time - but if your entry places in one then you should inform the organisers of the other competitions. It is then up to them whether your entry is disqualified or not.

Allow for time to post and double-check closing dates, particularly if the organiser is in another time zone.

 

AWC Furious Fiction

Opens: 5pm (Sydney/Melbourne time) Monthly
Closes: 55 hours later
Open to: 17 years and older
Theme: Story prompt provided
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 500 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: Not mentioned

Flash 500 Flash Fiction Competition

Closing Date: Quarterly competitions - see website
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 500 words
Entry Fee: £5 for one story, £8 for two stories
Prize:First: £300, Second: £200, Third: £100


Little Stories, Big Ideas
Closing Date: Quarterly competitions - see website
Open to: Australian Secondary School Students
Theme: See website
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Accepts: Any literary style - Year 10 - 12
Size: 100 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize:First: VentralIP Hosting and Domain Name Package (value $140), Second: Express Media membership and latest issue of Voiceworks magazine, Third: $50 voucher from Readings Bookstore

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Accepts: Any literary style - Year 7 - 9
Size: 100 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize:First: $50 voucher from Readings Bookstore, Second: StoryCraft Writing Mentorship

 

NEW LISTING
The Letter Review Prize

US COMPETITION
Closing date: Every second month
Open to: All
Theme: None
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Accepts: Short Fiction
Size: 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $US 20
Prize: $US 1,000 Prize pool
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Accepts: Poetry
Size: 70 lines
Entry Fee: $US 15
Prize: $US 1,000 Prize pool
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Accepts: Nonfiction
Size: 5,000 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $US 1,000 Prize pool
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Accepts: Unpublished Book
Size: Prose: First 5,000 words, Poetry: First 15 pages, Total size: Novels: minimum 45,000 words, Novellas: 25,000 – 45,000 words, Short Story Collections: minimum 25,000 words, Nonfiction: minimum 40,000 words. Poetry: minimum 20 pages (with some flexibility)
Entry Fee: $US 20
Prize: $US 1,000 Prize pool



 

THROUGH THE YEAR

FEBRUARY 2024
11/02/2024
NEW LISTING

Aniko Press Summer Flash Fiction Competition
Theme: Wave
Open to: All
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 100 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: Publication on website and social media, copy of 'Stay True' by Hua Hsu & copy of Aniko Magazine, Runner up: Publication on website and social media & copy of Aniko Magazine

 

14/02/2024
 

The Tasmanian Writers' Prize
Open to: Citizens of Australia and New Zealand or Australian permanent residents
Theme: Island or Island-resonant
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 3,000 words
Entry Fee: $20
Prize: $500 plus publication, Finalists: Publication

 

21/02/2024
NEW LISTING

REGISTRATION DATE

Artz Blitz
Open to: All
Theme: Secret theme emailed on 23 February 
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Accepts: Short Story - Adult
Size: Not specified
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified

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Accepts: Short Story - Youth (13 - 17)
Size: Not specified
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified
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Accepts: Short Story - Junior (12 and under)
Size: Not specified
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified

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Accepts: Poetry - Adult
Size: 14 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified

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Accepts: Poetry - Youth (13 - 17)
Size: 14 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified

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Accepts: Poetry - Junior (12 and under)
Size: 14 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified

VISUAL ARTS SECTION AVAILABLE

 

23/02/2024
NEW LISTING

FFF Competition Twenty
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 3100 - 300 words
Entry Fee: £3.85
Prizes: First: £150 & publication, Highly Commended: £40, Shortlisted: £30

 

23/02/2024
 

Mulga Bill Awards
Open to: All
Theme: Mystical Waters
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Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,000 words
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $500, Second: $150
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Accepts: Poetry
Size: 25 lines
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $200, Second: $50

 

25/02/2024
 

Stringybark Open Short Story Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Have a link to Australia, suitable for audience aged 16 and above
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: $15, $28 for 2, $39 for 3
Prizes: First: $500, publication, ebook, paperback, choice of any two Stringybark anthologies (Value $556), Second: $300, publication, ebook, paperback, choice of any two Stringybark anthologies (Value $356), Third: $150, publication, ebook, paperback, choice of any two Stringybark anthologies (Value $211), Fourth: $50, publication, ebook, paperback, choice of any two Stringybark anthologies (Value $111), Highly Commended x 25: Publication, ebook (Value $5)

 

28/02/2024
 

Flash 500 Short Story Competition
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 3,000 words
Entry Fee: £7, £12 for 2, £16 for 3, £20 for 4 (optional critique: £30)
Prizes: First: £500, Second: £200, Third: £100

 

28/02/2024
 

Geelong Writers Prize
Open to: Writers who live, work or study in the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queensliffe, Surf Coast, Colac-Otway or Golden Plains Shires. Also to members of Geelong Writers
Theme: None
Accepts: Prose fiction and creative non-fiction
Size: 2,000 - 3,000 words
Entry Fee: $20, ($15 for members)
Prizes: First: $2,000, Second: $500, Third: $250

 

28/02/2024
 

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund - Spring Season
US COMPETITION
EARLY BIRD: 28/02/2024
REGULAR: 04/05/2024
FINAL: 02/05/2024
Open to: All
Accepts: Scripts
Size: 2 - 30 pages
Entry Fee: EARLY BIRD: $USD 39, REGULAR: $USD 49, FINAL: $USD 59
Prizes: First: $USD 15,000 production grant, Mentorship with Maria Gracia Turgeon, Camera Equipment rental from Arri Rental, a film festival strategy package with Kimberley Browning, Production support and script development, Film shared with judges and industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, Pass to Hollyshorts, Shore Scripts Film Festival Guidebook PDF, Second: $USD 1,000,  Mentorship with Maria Gracia Turgeon, Script development from Shore Scripts team. Script sent to directors and relevant industry roster, Membership to private Facebook community, Shore Scripts Film Festival Guidebook PDF, Top 5:  Feedback, Script sent to directors and relevant industry roster, Membership to private Facebook community, Shore Scripts Film Festival Guidebook PDF, Top 15: Script sent to directors and relevant industry roster, Membership to private Facebook community, Shore Scripts Film Festival Guidebook PDF, Semi-Finalists: Membership to private Facebook community, Shore Scripts Film Festival Guidebook PDF

 

29/02/2024
 

Anthology Poetry Award
IRISH COMPETITION
Closing Date: 
VERY EARLY BIRD: 29/02/2024
EARLY BIRD: 30/06/2024
REGULAR: 31/10/2024
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 40 lines
Entry Fee: VERY EARLY BIRD: €10, EARLY BIRD: €15, REGULAR: €18
Prizes: First: €1,000 & one year subscription to Anthology Magazine, Second: €250, Third: €150

 

29/02/2024
NEW LISTING

Anthology Nature Writing Competition
IRISH COMPETITION
Closing Date: 
VERY EARLY BIRD: 29/02/2024
EARLY BIRD: 31/05/2024
REGULAR: 30/09/2024
Open to: All
Theme: Nature Writing
Accepts: Essay
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: VERY EARLY BIRD: €10, EARLY BIRD: €12, REGULAR: €15
Prizes: First: €500

 

29/02/2024
 

Bournemouth Writing Festival Writing Competition
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All aged 18 and over
Theme: Lines in the Sand
Accepts: Flash Fiction & Poetry
Size: Flash Fiction: 400 words, Poetry: 30 lines
Entry Fee: £5
Prize x up to 40: Publication and copy of anthology, invitation to lauch, two complimentary tickets to a BWF event of choice, opportunity to submit a collection fo their work for consideration for publication

 

29/02/2024
 

Fiction Factory Chapter Novel Competition
UK COMPETITON
Open to:  All aged 18 and over
Theme:  None
Accepts: First Chapter of a novel
Size: 5,000 words of First Chapter
Entry Fee: £18,  (£20 for optional assessment)
Prizes: First : £500 and appraisal, Short-listed: Appraisal 

 

29/02/2024
NEW LISTING

Michael Terence Publishing Short Story Competition
UK COMPETITION
Closing Date: EARLYBIRD: 29/02/2024, REGULAR: 30/05/2024
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Fiction/Short novel, Science Fiction, Non-Fiction
Size: 3,000 words
Entry Fee: EARLYBIRD: £6, REGULAR: £8
Prizes: First: £1,000,  Publication in MTP Anthology and Anthology Title based on the winning entry's title, Second: £500, Publication in the MTP Anthology, Third: £250, Publication in the MTP Anthology, Runners-up x 5: £50, Publication in the MTP Anthology

 

29/02/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Proposal
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

29/02/2024
 

The Plaza Crime: First Chapters Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: Crime/Mystery Thriller
Accepts: Opening chapters plus Plot synopsis
Size: 5,000 words (Synopsis: 300 words)
Entry Fee: £20 (£10 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,500 plus online publication, one-to-one tutorial and detailed feedback, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

29/02/2024
 

The Plaza Memoir: First Chapters Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: Memoir
Accepts: Opening chapters plus Plot synopsis
Size: 5,000 words (Synopsis: 300 words)
Entry Fee: £20 (£10 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,500 plus online publication, one-to-one tutorial and detailed feedback, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

29/02/2024
 

The Plaza Poetry Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 60 lines
Entry Fee: £12 (£6 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,000, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

29/02/2024
 

Victorian Bush Poetry Championships - Written
Open to: All
Theme: None
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Accepts: Silver Brumby Poetry Award - Serious
Size: 120 lines
Entry Fee: $10 (plus $10 for critique)
Prizes: First: $150 & trophy, Second: $70, Third: $30

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Accepts: Corryong Larrikin Award - Humorous
Size: 120 lines
Entry Fee: $10 (plus $10 for critique)
Prizes: First: $150 & trophy, Second: $70, Third: $30
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VBPMA Overall Written Champion: $100
VBPMA Novice Written Champion: $50

 

MARCH 2024
01/03/2024
NEW LISTING

Sorrento Creative Writing Prize
Open to: Australian citizens and residents aged 18 and over who have not had their work published by a commerical publisher
Theme: None
Accepts: Creative writing
Size: 2,500 - 3,000 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $5,000

 

05/03/2024
 

SCWC Poetry Award
Open to: Living in Australia over the age of 18
Theme: Gentle
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: $15 ($10 for SCWC members)
Prizes: First: $1,000, Second: $100, SCWC Member award: $100, Wollongong Art Gallery Special Award: $100 voucher

 

08/03/2024
 

Jennifer Burbidge Short Story Award
Open to: Australian Writers
Theme: Disability in an Australian Setting
Accepts: Fiction or Nonfiction
Size: 3,000 words
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: $500

 

08/03/2024
NEW LISTING

RAS AB Paterson Bush Poetry Award
Open to: School-aged Australian poets
Theme: the beauty, mystique, enchantment, and characteristics of the Australian Bush
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Accepts: Poetry - Primary (K - 6)
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
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Accepts: Poetry - Secondary (7 - 12)
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: Nil

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Prize:  a copy of Banjo Paterson by Alistair Campbell from Pan Macmillan Publishers, a Copyrighted copy of Banjo Paterson’s original notes when writing ‘Waltzing Matilda’, and a family pass to the 2024 Sydney Royal Easter Show

 

 

08/03/2024
 

The Adas
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ADA CAMBRIDGE BIOGRAPHICAL PROSE PRIZE
Open to: 18 years and over and who live in the state of Victoria
Theme: Biographical
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,000 - 3,000 words
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: $500
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ADA CAMBRIDGE POETRY PRIZE
Open to: 18 years and over and who live in the state of Victoria
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 30 lines
Entry Fee: $15
Prize: $500
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YOUNG ADAS
Open to: Aged between 14 - 18 years and who live or work in the western suburbs of Melbourne
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $250

 

13/03/2024
 

Little Black Dress Spooky Story Competition
Open to: Youth: Australian Residents. Adults: Western Australian residents
Theme: Don’t Look Up
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Accepts: Youth (under 18) - Short Story
Size: 500 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: WA First: $100 & certificate & copy of anthology, WA Second: $25 & certificate & copy of anthology, Interstate award: $50 & certificate & copy of anthology, Shire of Mundaring resident encouragement award: $25 & certificate & copy of anthology
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Accepts: Adult - Short Story
Size: 1,200 words
Entry Fee: $10
Prizes: First: $100 & certificate & copy of anthology, Second: $50 & certificate & copy of anthology, Shire of Mundaring resident encouragement award: $25 & certificate & copy of anthology

 

14/03/2024
 

Peter Carey Short Story Award
Open to: Australian residents 18 years and over
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,000 - 3,000 words
Entry Fee: $15
Prizes: First: $2,000, Runner-up: $1,000, Best Local Entry: $500

 

15/03/2024
 

Daphne de Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense

US COMPETITION
Open to: Internationally to unpublished and published authors (see T&Cs)

Themes: 
Short romantic mystery/suspense,
Historical romantic mystery/suspense – predates end of World War II
Cozy mystery – amateur sleuth, no sex/violence/profanity on the page
Mainstream mystery/suspense,
Paranormal (PTTF) romantic mystery/suspense,
Long romantic mystery /suspense,
Novella mystery/suspense – not included on unpublished T&Cs
Accepts: novellas and novels
Size: 
Short romantic mystery/suspense: 40,000 – 60,000 words
Historical romantic mystery/suspense: at least 65,000 words
Cozy mystery: at least 40,000 words
Mainstream mystery/suspense: at least 65,000 words
Paranormal (PTTF) romantic mystery/suspense: at least 65,000 words
Long romantic mystery /suspense: at least 65,000 words
Novella mystery/suspense: 25,000 – 40,000 words
Entry Fee:  $15 USD members/$30 USD non-members  
Prizes:  Not mentioned

 

15/03/2024

Shore Scripts Screenplay Development Fund - Spring Season
US COMPETITION
REGULAR: 15/03/2024
FINAL: 19/04/2024
Open to: All
Accepts: Scripts in progess
Size: First 10 pages
Entry Fee: REGULAR: $USD 39, FINAL: $USD 49
Prizes: First: $USD 2,000, 1 year free script development with Shore Scripts, Access to Private Alumni Facebook group, Enrolment to Robert Mckee's Story Seminar, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writers Room, Consulatation with the Women in Film & Video Team, Second: $USD 1,000, Access to Private Alumni Facebook group, Robert Mckee's Screen Writing Book "Story", 6 months access to Stage 32 Writers Room, Top 5:  Script Coverage, Access to Private Alumni Facebook group, copy of (Not Just) Another Book on the Craft of Screening Writing

 

15/03/2024
NEW LISTING
Tenterfield's Oracles of the Bush - Looming Legend Competition

Open to: All
Theme: Thanks for the Memories
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Accepts: Section 1. Adult - Bush poetry with a humorous theme

Size: Not mentioned
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $400
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Accepts: Section 2. Adult - Bush poetry celebrating "Thnaks for the Memories”
Size: Not mentioned
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $400
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SECTIONS 3 - 5 : Adult's Performance categories
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Accepts: Section 6. Infants
Size: 4 - 20 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $50, Encouragement Prize: $25

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Accepts: Section 7. Primary: 9 years and under
Size: 10 - 20 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $50, Encouragement Prize: $25

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Accepts: Section 8. Primary: 10 years and over
Size: 12 - 30 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $50, Encouragement Prize: $25

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Accepts: Section 9. Secondary
Size: 12 - 40 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $50, Encouragement Prize: $25
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SECTIONS 10 - 13: Children's Performance Categories

 

15/03/2024
NEW LISTING

Wheatbelt Writers Short Story Competition
Open to: Residents of Western Australia
Theme: None
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Accepts: Short Story - Over 17 years old
Size: 1,200 -  1,500 words
Entry Fee: $10
Prizes: First: $500, Second: $200 Barclay Books voucher
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Accepts: Short Story - 17 years and under
Size: 1,200 -  1,500 words
Entry Fee: $10
Prizes: First: $200, Second: $50 Barclay Books voucher

 

17/03/2024
 

City of Fremantle Hungerford Award
Open to: Western Australian who has not previously published a full-length manuscript in book form
Theme: None
Accepts: Novel, collection of short fiction, young adult fiction, narrative non-fiction
Size: 50,000 - 120,000 words
Entry Fee: $35
Prize: $15,000

 

20/03/2024

Book Pipeline Unpublished Contest
US COMPETITION
  PRE-REGISTER: 10/01/2024
  SPECIAL ENTRY: 20/03/2024
  EARLY: 24/05/2024
  REGULAR: 20/08/2024
Open to: 18 years and over
Theme: None
Accepts: Literary, Mystery/Horror/Thriller, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, General Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Picture Books, Non-Fiction & Memoir, Comics & Graphic Novels
Size: Fiction & Memoirs: first 5,000 words and 1-3 page synopsis, Picture books: full manuscript and 1 page synopsis, Non-Fiction: At least a proposal (Memoirs as fiction). Comics & Graphic Novels: 20-28 pages, 1-3 page synopsis
Entry Fee: PRE-REGISTER: $US 20, SPECIAL ENTRY: $US 30, EARLY: $US 40, REGULAR: $US 50
Prizes: Per Category: First: $US 2,500, direct circulation , consideration from producers, additional long-time review & access to exclusive writers events, Runner-up: Direct circulation , consideration from producers, additional long-time review & access to exclusive writers events

 

22/03/2024
 

The Hope Prize
ALL ROYALITIES FROM THE ANTHOLOGY TO BE DONATED TO BEYOND BLUE
Open to: Over 18
Theme: Hope, courage and resilience as experienced or expressed by you
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,000 - 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $22
Prizes: First: $10,000, Second: $2,000, Third: $1,000

 

25/03/2024
NEW LISTING

Daisy Utemorrah Award
Open to: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons living in Australia
Theme: None (but consider the description of the award on the website)
Accepts: Junior or Young Adult Fiction
Size: Not mentioned
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $15,000 and a publishing contract with Magabala Books

 

30/03/2024

Bondi Screenplay
   EARLY BIRD: 30/11/2023
   REGULAR: 30/01/2024
   LATE: 30/03/2024
   EXTENDED: 01/05/2024
Open to: 18 years and over
Theme: Open
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Accepts: Feature Screenplay
Size: 130 pages maximum
Entry Fee:
   EARLY BIRD: Standard: $40, Student: $30, Gold members: $34
   REGULAR: Standard: $45, Student: $35, Gold members: $39
   LATE: Standard: $50, Student: $40, Gold members: $44
   EXTENDED: Standard: $55, Student: $45, Gold members: $49
Prize: The Bondi Wave D'ore Prize Package: The official Bondi Wave D'ore Laurels, 10 Pitches on VPF, your choice of any availabile academy award-winning or nominated signed script
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Accepts: TV Pilot
Size: 130 pages maximum
Entry Fee:
   EARLY BIRD: Standard: $40, Student: $30, Gold members: $34
   REGULAR: Standard: $45, Student: $35, Gold members: $39
   LATE: Standard: $50, Student: $40, Gold members: $44
   EXTENDED: Standard: $55, Student: $45, Gold members: $49
Prize: The Bondi Froth Prize Package: The official Bondi Wave Froth Laurels, 10 Pitches on VPF, your choice of any availabile academy award-winning or nominated signed script

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Accepts: Short Screenplay
Size: 130 pages maximum (perhaps verify)
Entry Fee:
   EARLY BIRD: Standard: $25, Gold members: $19
   REGULAR: Standard: $35, Gold members: $25
   LATE: Standard: $40, Gold members: $30
   EXTENDED: Standard: $50, Gold members: $35
Prize: The SUP (Stand Up Pddle Board) Froth Prize Package: The official Bondi SUP Laurels, 5 Pitches on VPF, your choice of any availabile academy award-winning or nominated signed script (after the best Feature and best TV Pilot winners have made their choice)

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Grand Prize: Script turned into a professional Audible production
All Entrants: 15% off any script, 1 VPF pitch

 

31/03/2024

Anthology Short Story Award
IRISH COMPETITION
Closing Date: 
VERY EARLY BIRD: 30/11/2023
EARLY BIRD: 31/03/2024
REGULAR: 31/07/2024
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: VERY EARLY BIRD: €10, EARLY BIRD: €15,  REGULAR: €18
Prizes: First: €1,000 & one year subscription to Anthology Magazine, Second: €250, Third: €150

 

31/03/2024

Anthology Travel Writing Competition
IRISH COMPETITION
  VERY EARLY BIRD: 31/03/2024
  EARLY BIRD: 30/06/2024
  STANDARD: 30/11/2024
Open to: All
Theme: Authentic Travel Experience
Accepts: Article
Size: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: VERY EARLY BIRD: €10, EARLY BIRD: €12, REGULAR: €15
Prize: €500

 

31/03/2024
 

Calanthe Collective Prize for Unpublished Poetry
Open to: All
Theme: None
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UNDER 18, RESTRICTED TO HIGH SCHOOL AGED PEOPLE
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: First: $250, Highly Commended x 2: $100
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OPEN, POETS WHO ARE YET TO HAVE A BOOK OR CHAPBOOK PUBLISHED
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: First: $1,000, Highly Commended x 3: $250

 

31/03/2024
 

Ethel Webb Bundell Literary Award for Short Stories
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 4,000 words
Entry Fee: $10
Prizes: First: $400, Second: $200, Third: $100

 

31/03/2024
 

FAW Tasmania Nairda Lyne Award
Open to: All
Theme: Suitable for children aged 8-12 years
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: $100 & winner's name inscribed on a plaque in the State Library Launceston Branch, Best Tasmanian Entry: Hobart Bookshop voucher

 

31/03/2024
 

Minds Shine Bright Writing Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Light and Shadow (Read T&Cs for more details)
Accepts: Poetry, Short Stories, scripts and Micro/Flash Fiction
Size: 2,500 words
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $500, Second: $400, Third: $300, Fourth: $200, 5 x Commended: $100, 10 further entries: Small gift featuring the Minds Shine Bright logo

 

31/03/2024
 

Northern Beaches Writers' Competition : Art & Words Project
Open to: Australian citizen or resident, over 18
Theme: Glass
Accepts: Fiction or Non-fiction
Size: 2,500 words (plus at least one copyright-free image)
Entry Fee: $15
Prizes: First: $250 & online publication, Second: $100 & online publication, Northern Beaches Commendation Award: $100 & online publication

 

31/03/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Luck
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

31/03/2024
 

Short Stories Unlimited Short Story Competition - Open
Open to: All
Theme: Open
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $10
Prizes: First: $200 & copy of anthology, Second: $100 & copy of anthology, Third: $50 & copy of anthology, Highly commended x 2: $20 & copy of anthology

 

31/03/2024
 

The Caterpillar Poetry Prize
IRISH COMPETITION
Open to: Over 16
Theme: Poetry written by an adult for children (aged 7-11)
Accepts: Poetry
Size: No limit
Entry Fee: €15
Prizes: First: €1,000 plus a week at Circle of Misse in France, Second: €500, Third: €250

 

31/03/2024
NEW LISTING

The Henshaw Short Story Competition
UK COMPETITION
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Open to: All over 16
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,000 words
Entry Fee: £6, Optional Feedback: £14
Prizes: First: £200, Second: £100, Third: £50

 

31/03/2024
 

The Plaza Flash Fiction Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: £11 (£5.50 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,000, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

31/03/2024
 

The Plaza Microfiction Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Microfiction
Size: 300 words
Entry Fee: £9 (£4.50 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £500, Second: £150, Third: £50

 

31/03/2024
 

The Plaza Prose Poetry Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: £11 (£5.50 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £750, Second: £200, Third: £50

 

31/03/2024
NEW LISTING

The Sheila Malady Short Story Competition
Open to: All
Theme: "Elements"
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,000 words
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $300, 2 tickets to the Community Play performance, a handcrafted timber quill & 90 minutes coaching/mentoring session with Lisa Ireland via Zoom, Local prize: Collins Bookstore voucher, 2 tickets to the Community Play performance & 60 minutes & coaching/mentoring session with Lisa Ireland via Zoom , Young writer under 18: Collins Bookstore voucher

 

31/03/2024
NEW LISTING

Tom Collins Poetry Prize
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 60 lines
Entry Fee: $12 ($10 for Members)
Prizes: First: $1,000 , Second: $300, Third: $100

 

APRIL 2024
08/04/2024
NEW LISTING

Griffith Review Emerging Voices Competition
Open to: Australian and New Zealand emerging authors (unpublished or only one book published)
Theme: None
Accepts: Fiction and Creative non-fiction
Size: 3,500 – 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $25, Griffith Review subscribers = $15
Prizes: Pool of $20,000

 

14/04/2024
NEW LISTING

CYA - Adult Genre Competition
Open to: See website
Theme: Adult Genre
*
Accepts: 8 to 18 years old and unpublished in book format in adult genre
Size: First 12,500 words, pitch and 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $100, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher of adult books
*
Accepts: Aspiring Writer (Check website for eligibility)
Size: First 12,500 words, pitch and 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute video consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher of adult books
*
Accepts: Published Writer (More than two books published within this section’s genre)
Size: First 12,500 words, pitch and 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: $45.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute video consultation with final judge, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher of adult books

 

14/04/2024
NEW LISTING

CYA- Aspiring Authors (Unpublished) Competition
Open to: Check website
Theme: For the children’s and young adults’ market
*
Accepts: Picture book - text only for pre-school children
Size: 500 words & pitch
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher
*
Accepts: Picture book - text only for primary school children
Size: 500 words & pitch
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher
*
Accepts: Picture book - Non-Fiction - text only for primary school children
Size: 500 words & pitch
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher
*
Accepts: Chapter book – A - text only for young primary aged children
Size: First 1,000 words, pitch & 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher
*
Accepts: Chapter book – B - text only of older aged children (Middle Grade)
Size: First 1,000 words, pitch & 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher
*
Accepts: Fiction for Young Adults
Size: First 5,000 words, pitch & 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: $25.50
Prizes: First: 15-minute consultation with final judge, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one publisher

 

14/04/2024
NEW LISTING

CYA - Hatchlings
Open to: 8 - 18 years old and not been published in book format within the CYA genres.
Theme: Children’s and young adults’ markets
*
Accepts: Picture book - text only for pre-school or primary aged children
Size: 500 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $100, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one children's publisher
*
Accepts: Chapter Book and Young adult novels
(a) Text only for younger primary aged children
(b) Text only for older aged children (Middle Grade)
(c) Fiction writing for young adults
Size: 
(a) & (b) First 1,000 words, pitch & 600 word synopsis
(c) First 5,000 words, pitch and 600 word synopsis
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $100, Second: $60, Third: $40, Submission of short listed entries to at least one children's publisher

 

22/04/2024
NEW LISTING

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Short story
Size: 2,000 - 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $30, (ABR Subscribers: $20)
Prizes: First: $6,000, Second: $4,000, Third: $2,500

 

26/04/2024
 

Shore Scripts TV Pilot Contest
US COMPETITION
EARLY BIRD: 26/04/2024
REGULAR: 31/05/2024
FINAL: 28/06/2024
Open to: All
*
Accepts: Scripts for a TV pilot- 1 hour
Size: 40 - 70 pages
Entry Fee: EARLY BIRD: $USD 55, REGULAR: $USD 65, FINAL: $USD 75
Prizes: First: $USD 2,500, Mentorship with Sean Charles, Industry meetings, Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, Craft development call with a Save the Cat Mastercat, membership to private Facebook community, Second: $USD 500, Industry meetings, Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, 4 months Inktip Pro membership and one-to-one consultation, membership to private Facebook community, Top 10: Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community
*
Accepts: Scripts for a TV pilot- 1/2 hour
Size: 5 - 30 pages
Entry Fee: EARLY BIRD: $USD 50, REGULAR: $USD 60, FINAL: $USD 70
Prizes: First: $USD 2,500, Mentorship with Sean Charles, Industry meetings, Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, Craft development call with a Save the Cat Mastercat, membership to private Facebook community, Second: $USD 500, Industry meetings, Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, 4 months Inktip Pro membership and one-to-one consultation, membership to private Facebook community, Top 10: Call with Shore Scripts writer development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community

 

26/04/2024
 

Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival Short Story Competition
Open to: Students from Years 3 to 12 from the Mackay region
Theme: Open
*
Accepts: Years 3 & 4: Short Story
Size: 300 - 400 words
Entry Fee: Nil

Prizes: First: $70, Second: $30, Third: $20
*
Accepts: Years 5 & 6: Short Story
Size: 300 - 500 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $80, Second: $40 Third: $30

Accepts: Years 7 & 8: Short Story
Size: 400 - 600 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $100, Second: $50, Third: $40

Accepts: Years 9 & 10: Short Story
Size: 600 - 800 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $200, Second: $70, Third: $50

Accepts: Years 11 & 12: Short Story
Size: 800 - 1,200 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $250, Second: $100, Third: $80

 

30/04/2024
NEW LISTING

Anthology Personal Memoir Competition
IRISH COMPETITION
Closing Date: 
VERY EARLY BIRD: 31/01/2024
EARLY BIRD: 30/04/2024
REGULAR: 31/08/2024
Open to: All
Theme: Personal unique life experience
Accepts: Memoir
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: VERY EARLY BIRD: €10, EARLY BIRD: €12, REGULAR: €15
Prizes: First: €500

 

30/04/2024
 

Bronze Swagman Award
Open to: All
Theme: Australian
Accepts: Bush Poetry
Size: No limit
Entry Fee: $25 per entry form, up to 3 poems per form
Prizes: First: $1,500 & Bronze statuette of the Swagman, Runner-up: $700 & trophy, Third Prize (Jean O’Connell Memorial Award): $350 & trophy, Highly Commended: $100 & Certificate, Tim Borthwick Memorial Award: $100 & trophy

 

30/04/2024
NEW LISTING

F(r)iction Spring Contest
US COMPETITION
Open to: All
*
Theme: None
Accepts: Creative Non-Fiction
Size: 6,500 words
Entry Fee: $US 15
Prizes: First: $US 500 & publication, 5 x finalists: consideration for publication
*
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 1,001 to 7,500 words
Entry Fee: $US 15
Prizes: First: $US 1,000 & publication, 5 x finalists: consideration for publication
*
Theme: None
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 1,000 words
Entry Fee: $US 10 or 3 for $US 12
Prizes: First: $US 300 & publication, 5 x finalists: consideration for publication
*
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: three pages
Entry Fee: $US 10 or 3 for $US 12
Prizes: First: $US 300 & publication, 5 x finalists: consideration for publication

 

30/04/2024
NEW LISTING

Furphy Literary Award
Open to: Australian residents, 18 years and over
Theme: Australian Life in all its diversity
Accepts: Fiction or Narrative non-fiction
Size: 5.000 words
Entry Fee: Not mentioned
Prizes: First:  $15,000, Second: $3,000, Third: $2,000 LaTrobe University Shepparton Residency, Selected for publication: $250

 

30/04/2024
NEW LISTING

Poetica Christi Press Annual Poetry Competition
Open to: Residing in Australia and aged 16 years and over
Theme: A New Day Dawns
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 50 lines
Entry Fee: $9, 3 for $25
Prizes: First: $300, Second: $100

 

30/04/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Idea
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

30/04/2024
 

The Plaza Short Story Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Short Stories
Size: 5,000 words
Entry Fee: £15 (£7.50 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,000, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

MAY 2024
15/05/2024
 

Boree Log Poetry Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Australian Bush
Accepts: Bush poetry
Size: 80 lines
Entry Fee: $8 or $30 for 4
Prizes: First: $100 plus trophy, Highly Commended & Commended: Certificates

 

15/05/2024
 

Eastwood/Hills Fellowship of Australian Writers Literary Competition
Open to: All
Theme: None
*
Accepts: Category 1 : Flash Fiction
Size: 500 words
Entry Fee: $8, $30 for 4
Prizes: First: $150, Second: $50

*
Accepts: Category 2 : Phillipa Holland Award for Poetry
Size: 80 lines
Entry Fee: $8, $30 for 4
Prizes: First: $150, Second: $50

*
Accepts: Category 3 : Alan Russell Award for Memoir
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: $8, $30 for 4
Prizes: First: $150, Second: $50

*
Accepts: Category 4 : Short Story
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: $8, $30 for 4
Prizes: First: $150, Second: $50

 

17/05/2024
NEW LISTING

What Matters? Writing Competition
Open to: Writers undertaking Primary or Secondary education in Australia (or an Australian International School) in Yr 5 to Yr 12
Theme: What Matters?
*
Accepts: Prose/Poetry/Fiction/Non-fiction - Yr 5 & 6
Size: 600 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $350, Writing workshop (either face-to-face or online), Book pack from Allen & Unwin
, Runner-up: $200,Writing workshop (either face-to-face or online), Book pack from Allen & Unwin
*
Accepts: Prose/Poetry/Fiction/Non-fiction - Yr 7 & 8
Size: 600 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $350, Writing workshop (either face-to-face or online), Book pack from Allen & Unwin
, Runner-up: $200,Writing workshop (either face-to-face or online), Book pack from Allen & Unwin
*
Accepts: Prose/Poetry/Fiction/Non-fiction - Yr 9 & 10
Size: 600 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $350, Tailored program with ReachOut.com with opportunity to be paid $200 for a feature article, Book pack from Allen & Unwin
, Runner-up: $200, Book pack from Allen & Unwin
*
Accepts: Prose/Poetry/Fiction/Non-fiction - Yr 11 & 12
Size: 600 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $350, 1 year Membership to Writing NSW, Writing workshop, Book pack from Allen & Unwin
, Runner-up: $200, Book pack from Allen & Unwin
*
Overall Winner: $1,500, trophy, Book pack for their school library

Allen & Unwin Prize (Yr 5 to 8): $1,000
Graham Feudenberg Award: Flight to Canberra to spend day shadowing the Political speechwriters and journalists in the Press Gallery
Artistic Merit Award: Access to Varuna's self-paced on-line writing courses plus $100 book pack from Megalong books
Host an Author x 3: Randomly drawn school offered opportunity for 1 hour virutal author visit

 

31/05/2024
 

Anthology Flash Fiction Competition
IRISH COMPETITION
  EARLY BIRD: 31/05/2024
  STANDARD: 30/09/2024
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Flash Fiction
Size: 250 words
Entry Fee: EARLY BIRD: €10, REGULAR: €12
Prize: €300

 

30/05/2024

 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Giraffe
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

31/05/2024
 

Slinkies
Open to: Australians living in Australia or overseas under 30
Theme: None
Accepts: Prose in any form
Size: 10,000 words 
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not mentioned

 

31/05/2024
 

The Plaza Poetry Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 40 lines
Entry Fee: £11 (£5.50 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,000, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

JUNE 2024
01/06/2024
NEW LISTING

Questions Writing Prize
Open to: Australians between 18 to 30 years old
Theme: None
Accepts: Fiction or Non-fiction
Size: 1,500 - 2,000 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: $3,000

 

03/06/2024
 

Canberra Youth Theatre's Emerging Playwright Commission
Open to: Australian citizen or permanent resident, aged under 35 and over 16 (may be a team of writers)
Theme: Suitable to be performed by actors aged between 7 and 25
Accepts: Play
Size: Minimum 1 hour, minimum 8 characters as an ensemble
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: First: $17,100 for development of the script, Two finalists: $1,500 

 

07/06/2024
NEW LISTING

Make Your Own Story Book Competition

Open to: Western Australian Students, PP to Year 8
Theme: None
Accepts: Picture Books and Story Books (See website)
Size: 5,000 words, Page size: A5 to A4, Maximum cover size: 34cm x 25cm
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Three prizes awarded in each category:
- Years PP to 2 - Picture Book
- Years 3 to 4 - Picture Book
- Years 5 to 6 - Picture Book
- Years 7 to 8 - Picture Book
- Years 3 to 4 - Story Book
- Years 5 to 6 - Story Book
- Years 7 to 8 - Story Book
Students may work with a partner, maximum of two students per book

 

20/06/2024
NEW LISTING

South Perth Young Writers Award
Open to: School aged children residing or attending school in the City of South Perth
Theme: None
*
Accepts: A. Lower Primary: Year 1 - 2 - Prose
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prizes: Not specified
*
Accepts: B. Middle Primary: Year 3 - 4 - Prose
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: Nil

Prizes: Not specified
*
Accepts: C. Upper Primary: Year 5 - 6 - Prose
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: 
Nil
Prizes: Not specified
*
Accepts: D. Lower Secondary: Year 7 - 9 - Prose
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: 
Nil
Prizes: Not specified
*
Accepts: F. Upper Secondary: Year 10 - 12 - Prose
Size: 1,500 words
Entry Fee: 
Nil
Prizes: Not specified 
 

24/06/2024
 

Shore Scripts Feature Screenplay Contest
US COMPETITION
EARLY BIRD: 24/06/2024
REGULAR: 31/07/2024
FINAL: 30/08/2024
Open to: All
Accepts: Scripts
Size: 80 - 120 pages
Entry Fee: EARLY BIRD: $USD 55, REGULAR: $USD 65, FINAL: $USD 75
Prizes: First: $USD 5,000, Mentorship, Industry meetings, call with Shore Scripts development tream, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, Enrolment in a screenwriting course at the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writer’s Room program, Second: $USD 1,000, Industry meetings, call with Shore Scripts development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writer’s Room program, Third: $USD 500, Industry meetings, call with Shore Scripts development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writer’s Room program, Fourth: Industry meetings, call with Shore Scripts development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writer’s Room program, Fifth: Industry meetings, call with Shore Scripts development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community, 6 months access to Stage 32 Writer’s Room program, Top 20:  Call with Shore Scripts development team, Script sent to industry roster, membership to private Facebook community

 

28/06/2024
NEW LISTING

Friends of the Wollongong City Library Local History Prize
Open to: 18 years and over
Theme: History of the City of Wollongong (see Guidelines for more detail)
Accepts: Local History Paper
Size: 5,000 - 10,000 words
Entry Fee: Nil
Prize: First: $3,000, Runner-up: $1,500

 

30/06/2024
 

Audio Arcadia's Short Story Competition
UK COMPETITION
Open to: Aged 18 plus
Theme: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure and Travel
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 5,000 words
Entry Fee: $USD 8.45
Prize: Percentage of royalties

 

30/06/2024
NEW LISTING

Booranga Literary Prizes
Open to: All
Theme: None
*
Accepts: Poetry
Size: Not mentioned
Entry Fee: $10
Prize: $500
*
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,500 words
Entry Fee: $105
Prize: $500

 

30/06/2024
 

Henry Savery National Short Story Award
Open to: Australian residents
Theme: Open
Accepts: Short Story
Size: 2,500 words
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $400, Second: $100

 

30/06/2024
NEW LISTING

The Plaza Audio Poetry Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: All
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 4 minutes
Entry Fee: £12 (£6 for subsequent entries) - can apply for free entry under Bursary Scheme
Prizes: First: £1,000, Second: £300, Third: £100

 

30/06/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Scout
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

30/06/2024
 

Wasafiri Essay Prize
UK COMPETITION
Open to: PhD candidates and early career researchers
Theme: On a subject within the field of international contemporary literature published since 1965
Accepts: Essay
Size: 6,000 - 9,000 words (including citations but excluding works-cited list)
Entry Fee: Not mentioned
Prize:
£250, mentoring conversation with an academic on the editorial board, annual print and digital subscription to Wasafiri, publication
 

JULY 2024
31/07/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Blanket
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

AUGUST 2024
31/08/2024
 

FAW Tasmania Beatrice Clarke Award
Open to: Poets aged 14 and under
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 40 lines
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $100, Second: $50, Encouragement Prize x 2: $25

 

31/08/2024
 

FAW Tasmania Poetry Prize
Open to: Residents of Australia
Theme: None
Accepts: Poetry
Size: 60 lines
Entry Fee: $5
Prizes: First: $150, Runner-up: $50

 

31/08/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Keepsake
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

SEPTEMBER 2024
30/09/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Clever
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

OCTOBER 2024
31/10/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Wrinkle
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

NOVEMBER 2024
30/11/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Skip
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

DECEMBER 2024
31/12/2024
 

Positive Words Mini-Competition
Open to: All
Theme: Contains the word: Twelve
Accepts: Short Story or Poetry
Size: 100 words or 10 lines
Entry Fee: $2.40 in unused stamps
Prize: Six months subscription to Positive Words

 

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