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.


Closing dates for upcoming prose competitions:

30th September 2021, 5pm Roly Sussex Short Story Competition, $7,500 (3000 words), $60 online entry

5th November 2021 Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition, reference alcohol or drugs, $1,000 (1500 words), $10 online entry


Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

4th October 2021 Peter Porter Poetry Prize, $6000 (70 lines), $25 online entry