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Griffith University Josephine Ulrick Prizes

Funded and administered by Griffith University in agreement with the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts, the Josephine Ulrick literature and poetry prizes are worth $30,000 in total prize money in 2015. Literature Prize 2015 For a short story up to 2000 words: First Prize: $10,000 Second Prize: $5,000 Poetry Prize 2015… Continue reading Griffith University Josephine Ulrick Prizes

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Entries now open for the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards

As has been announced recently, State Library of Queensland is taking a leadership role managing the awards, collaborating with the QLA community to continue the program. Ten award categories provide opportunities for both published and emerging writers, as well as four fellowships supporting new works by Queensland writers. Categories for the 2014 program are: The… Continue reading Entries now open for the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards

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The Proverse Prize

The Proverse Prize is a Hong Kong-based international competition for unpublished fiction, non-fiction or poetry. Australian authors have previously been represented among prize winners. Entry is open to all aged 18 or above, irrespective of residence, nationality or citizenship. Work may be previously edited, acknowledging the editor. The entry fee is HK$200 (A$28 approx.) and… Continue reading The Proverse Prize

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Short Story Competition for Rural Women

This year, the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) celebrates its twentieth birthday.  In celebration QRRRWN, together with writers’ web, is launching a short story competition open to all Australian women, 16 years and over, who live in rural, regional and remote areas. The theme for the competition is ‘Looking Forward, Looking Back’, based on… Continue reading Short Story Competition for Rural Women

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New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing

New England Writers Centre has announced an exciting new national literary award, the New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing. The prize is for unpublished short-form crime writing in three categories: fiction, non-fiction and poetry. It has been inspired not only by New England's traditional association with the legendary bushranger Captain Thunderbolt, but also because… Continue reading New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing

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KSP Writers’ Centre 2013/14 Residency Program

The Katherine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre in Western Australia is offering several positions for writers in residence. - 2013 Young Writers-in-Residence - three positions available - applications close 26 July 2013. - 2014 Established Writer-in-Residence - one position available - applications close 14 July 2013. - 2014 Emerging Writer-in-Residence - three positions available - applications… Continue reading KSP Writers’ Centre 2013/14 Residency Program