March Competitions

15th March 2018

March has rolled around without us even noticing. There's only two more months to win competitions and send your writing through to us at AWAW. So let's not waste time reading introductions, here are competitions to think about:

The Rachel Funari Prize

This is a great prize for all female-identifying and non-binary writers. The team at Lip Mag are looking for fiction of 2000 words on the theme 'Metamorphosis'.

Entry: $10 per story

Prizes: $1000 first prize, $500 second prize, $250 third prize

Closing: 20 April 2018

Submit: http://lipmag.com/about/the-rachel-funari-prize-for-fiction/

Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

Any student currently enrolled in an undergrad or honours degree is eligible for this wonderful prize. The prize accepts all kinds of writing between 1500-3000 words.

Entry: n/a

Prizes: $4000

Closing: 15 April 2018

Submit: http://www.emergingwritersfestival.org.au/monash-prize/

ACU Prize for Poetry

Aiming to support writers and continue the tradition of the Catholic Church being a big patron for the arts, ACU are holding this wonderful poetry competition. Poems must have the theme 'Empathy'. The prize is open to any Australian resident, or international student currently studying in Australia.

Entry: n/a

Prizes: $10,000 first prize, $5000 second prize, $3000 third prize

Closing: 20 July 2018

Submit: http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/our_university/catholic_identity/acu_poetry_prize