Closing September October 2013
For competitions in other months, click here.
Last updated 10/09/2013
Abbott Prize for Poetry
prize for the competition is $400.
The theme is "Light".Poems up to 25 lines will be accepted
Closes 1 September
of Paynesville Library competition
writers are encouraged to enter the Friends of Paynesville Library Inc
2013 Short Story Competition.
The theme for the competition is "Stories of Gippsland".
First prize is $300.
story competition entries: http://www.friendsofpaynesvillelibrary.com/
Closes 3 September
Creative Writing Prize
has opened entries for its postgraduate writing prize.
Publication in The Lifted Brow is the first prize, along with $2000.
FAW NSW Writing Competition: Marjorie Barnard Award 2013
This award is for Short Stories up to 3000 words.
Sixth Annual Waterline Competition
Short Story Award First Prize $1,000 2500 words.
Senior and Junior Short Story Section First Prize and Poetry Section 1250 words First prize: $250
Details and entry form here.
Closes 30 September 2013
Writers Literary Competition
are open for the annual Scribes Writers Literary Competition.
competition has two categories: fictional short story.
First prize of $200 and memoir, with a first prize of $100.
Scribes competition entries: http://www.scribeswriters.com/2013.html
The prizes and categories are as follows: the New England Thunderbolt Prize
for Crime Fiction -
1st prize $500 for a story of up to 2,500 words; the New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime
Non-Fiction - 1st prize $500 for an article of up to 2,500 words;
and the New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Poetry - 1st prize $500 for a poem of up to 60 lines.
All winning entries will be published in the Armidale Express.
The Award is open to writers all over Australia, whether published or unpublished.
Mornington Peninsula Poetry Prize
your poems on any theme in any style.
First Prize: $200
Email for entry form: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closes: 28 October 2013
of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards
More than $2000 in prizes
Entries must be inspired by, or use the them of the artwork "Brothers"
by Cherry Lee (1990)
For an entry form and copy of the artwork, email email@example.com
Closes 11 October 2013
Society of Women Writers, Victoria Inc.
All entrants must be financial members of the SWWVic at the time of submission.
Up to two entries per category. No entry fee.
Southern Cross Literary Prize
your short stories up to 3500 words to this prize run by Ballarat Writers Inc.
First prize is $1500.
Author and Writers Victoria tutor Toni Jordan will judge the prize.
Closes 30 October 2013
POETICA CHRISTI PRESS
2013 Annual Poetry Competition
1st PRIZE $300, 2nd prize $100,
The Best of Times Short Story Competition #16
Humourous stories on any theme, up to 2500 words.
First prize $500. Runner up $100.
Closing date: 31 October 2013