31st August 2017
Update: More Competitions
You'd better get in quick to submit to the Adrian Abbott Prize this year: entries close 1 September - that's tomorrow!
A poetry competition poems up to 25 lines. Judged by Mark Tredinnik and winner announced 15 October. Find more info here.
Eligibility: Australian residents
Prize: First place $500
Closing: 1 September 2017
This prestigious national award for short-form crime writing features three main categories: Fiction, Non Fiction and Poetry. They also have three extra awards: the Emerging Authors Award, the Youth Award for writers under 18, and the New England Award for writers resident in that region. The Prize is open to both published and unpublished writers, and you can enter as many times as you like (though a separate entry fee applies for each entry).
Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (under 18)
Prize: Range between $150 to $500
Theme: All genres of crime writing are accepted
Closing: 21 September 2017
Submit: hard copy submission (postmarked no later than September 21) sent to: New England Writer’s Centre, PO Box 1219, Armidale, NSW 2350; or a soft copy submission sent to email@example.com
Entries are now open for The Peter Cowan Writers Centre's 2017 Glen Phillips Poetry Prize Competition. Poems up to 50 lines are accepted and there is an open theme.
Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (12-17)
Prize: First place $200, second place $100, third place $50; Novice Award $50; Judge's Encouragement Award for Youth (12-17 years) $50
Closing: 20 October 2017
Submit: Postal entries to P.O. Box 239 Joondalup WA 6919; online entries to firstname.lastname@example.org