Closing January & February 2013
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Last updated 04/01/2013
2013 Prime Minister's Literary Awards
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called for entries to the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.
Entries are now invited in the categories of adult fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult fiction and children’s fiction.
The winner of each award will receive $80,000 tax-free and shortlisted entries will receive $5000 tax-free.
The guidelines have been amended this year to allow collaborative works by a community group, or a community group and named authors, to be entered.
Prime Minister's Literary Awards application:
Closes 16 January 2013
deadline 31 Jan
With a 1st prize of £5,000 both for the winning poem in the Open International category and for the NHS category,
the Hippocrates Prize is one of the highest value poetry awards in the world for a single poem.
See weblink below for news of the 2013 awards including how to submit online:
Judges for the 2013 Hippocrates Prize:
Jo Shapcott, winner of the 2011 Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry,
Theodore Dalrymple, doctor and writer.
Roger Highfield, science writer and Director of External Affairs for the Science Museum.
Entries online - deadline 12 midnight 31st Jan 2013
Awards at the 4th International Symposium for Poetry and Medicine,
Saturday 18th May, 2013 Wellcome Collection Rooms, London.
The first entries have been submitted in the 2013
Debut Dagger competition
which opened on 1st November, and runs until 2nd February.
The Debut Dagger is open to anyone who has not yet had a novel published
The first prize is £700, but the main benefit is that your work will be seen by leading agents
and top editors, who have signed up over two dozen winners and shortlisted Debut Dagger competitors.
All shortlisted entrants will receive professional assessments of their entries.
details at: www.thecwa.co.uk
The [untitled] short story competition opens Saturday.
The competiton has a first prize of $500, second prize of $250 and third prize of $150.
Submissions of any genre will be accepted, up to a 5000 word limit.
Winners will be published in the next [untitled] anthology.
[untitled] short story competition entries
Closes 15 February 2013
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