Competitions October to December 2012
Last updated 19/11/2012
FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS VICTORIA
2012 Literary Awards. Several sections for a variety of genres.
Go to : http://www.writers.asn.au/uploads/file/awards/2012/FAW%20National%20Literary%20Awards%202012%20web.pdf
Closes 30 November 2012
your poetic take on Australian life in the Blackened Billy Bush Verse
to win a $500 first prize and trophy. Register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 30 November
ninth annual ABR Poetry Prize named the Peter Porter Poetry Prize,
in memory of the late Australian poets is now open.
Entrants have a chance to win a $4000 first prize and gain exposure through ABR.
Details and submissions at https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/prizes/peter-porter-poetry-prize
Closes: 30 November
Margaret River Short Story Competition
Submissions on any topic. Word
limit between 1200 and 3000 words. For information go to
Closing: 30 November
Calibre Prize for Outstanding Essay
Book Review offers the Calibre Prize for Australia's premier award for an
The Calibre Prize is intended to genrate fine new essays and to foster new insights into culture, society
and the human condition.
First Prize is $5000.
Guidelines at : https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/prizes/calibre-prize
Max Harris Poetry Award
by the Poetry and Poetics Centre at the University of South Australia,
the competition has a first prize of $3000.
Harris Poetry Award entries, go to http://w3.unisa.edu.au/cil/poetryandpoeticscentre/poetrycompetition.asp
Closes: 15 December
Margaret Hazzard Short Story Award
For details and entry form click here.
Closing date: 31 December 2012
WB Yeats Poetry Prize for Australian Poets
Prize $500, Runner up $75
Open to residents of Australia for previously unpublished poems.
Winners announced on St Patrick's Day, 17 March 2013.
Details at www.wbyeatspoetryprize.com