Competitions

Please note that the Literary Awards and Competitions information below is not guaranteed to be accurate and you should always check the relevant website link for latest details. Contact us if you know of a competition you think should be added to this list or if you find any errors.

FAW competitions

Click for current FAW (NSW) competitions.

Prose:

Closing dates for upcoming prose competitions:

15th December 2019 Stringybark Short Story Awards, $1000, (1500 words), $14 online entry

16th December 2019 Sutherland Shire Literary Competition, $1000, (2000 words), $15 online entry

15th January 2020 Calibre Essay Prize, $5000, (2000-5000 words), $25 online entry

3rd February 2020 8pm Newcastle Short Story Award, $3,000, (2000 words), $16.50 online entry

Poetry:

Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

16th December 2019 Sutherland Shire Literary Competition, $1000, (80 lines), $15 online entry