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Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers

All you young ones out there (under 30s) check out the The Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers. They are looking for longer pieces – 5,000 – 10,000 words. Great prizes – $1500; plus meeting with  a publisher or editor, who will … Continue reading

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Spineless Wonders – Flash Fiction Competition

The wonderful ladies at Spineless Wonders are calling for submissions for the 2015 Joanne Burns Award. They are looking for pieces under 200 words (YAY!!!!). With the winner bagging a nice cash prize and all worthy entries getting publication in one the only Australian anthologies dedicated … Continue reading

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Get your writing out there…

Four rejections, so far, and no acceptances… Starting to feel like a real writer. For other the creative writers, there are many opportunities for publication – the first step though is to get your work out there. Here is a … Continue reading

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David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize – now open

Here is another competition – open to all Aussie residents and conducted by the School of Letters Arts and Media, The University of Sydney – The David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize. There is also a poetry prize, but it is not currently … Continue reading

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Glimmer Train – Short-Story Award for New Writers

The next round of the Glimmer Train Short-Story Award for New Writers closes August 31st – so if you have something sitting in the drawer, why not give it a go. It cost $15.00, but there is an open submission section as … Continue reading

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Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize

 FYI – Overland/Victoria University Short Story Prize is open for submissions. Maximum 3000 words. Entries close 31st August 2014. This one has a massive $6000 prize. With $1000 for the two runners up, as well publication for all three in the Overland … Continue reading

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Monash Prize now open

The Monash Prize is calling for submissions. It is open to all undergrad (and Honours) Creative Writing students in Australian and New Zealand. They are looking for 1500-3000 words and “All types of creative writing will be accepted, including short stories, non-fiction … Continue reading

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Glimmer Train

 The Glimmer Train open fiction short story prize closes on 30th September.  They’re looking for stories 2000 words plus, with good cash prizes  and possible publication.  Good luck!

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