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:

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

14th November 2021 Mid North Coast Short Story Competition, $700 (3000 words), $15 online entry

17th January 2022 Calibre Essay Prize, $5000, (2000-5000 words), $25 online entry


Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions: