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:

19th August 2021, 5pm Lane Cove Literary Awards, $2,000 for short story, $1,500 for memoir (3000 words for short story, 2000 words for memoir), $15 online entry

Poetry:

Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

5th July 2021, 5pm EST Australian Catholic University Poetry Prize with theme "Resilience", $10,000 (80 lines), $25.00 online or snail mail entry

19th August 2021, 5pm Lane Cove Literary Awards, $1,500 (1000 words, 50 lines), $15 online entry