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Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Applications are open for the 2015 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Two writers will win a $1000 cash prize for a piece of short fiction or creative non-fiction (2000-3000 word limit). Two runners up will also receive prizes of … Continue reading

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Calling All Fiction Writers! – The Big Issue

The Big Issue is looking for fiction (between 300 and 2500 words) for their 2015 Fiction Edition. With the chance to be published alongside some very well established writers (TBA), last year’s edition had a circulation close to 30,000, nationally. Entries (by … Continue reading

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Check Out The Lifted Brow

Big news over at The Lifted Brow: with a great experimental non-fiction prize and submissions open for their relaunched print magazine editions (fiction and non-fiction). It is a fantastic opportunity if you have the right kind of piece. Their guidelines are  pretty generous so, if … 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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Feats of Strength by Ravi Mangla

Here’s another great short I came across recently, too good not to share, by Ravi Mangla – Feats of Strength, published in Tin House.

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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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