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:

30th May 2022, 8pm EST Grieve Writing Competition - Prose, $2000 (500 words), $16.50 online entry

31st May 2022 Best Australian Yarn Short Story Competition, $30,000 (1500 - 2500 words), free online entry

29th July 2022 Boroondara Open Short Story Competition, $1,500 (1500 - 3000 words), free online entry

Poetry:

Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

30th May 2022, 8pm EST Grieve Writing Competition - Poetry, $2000 (36 lines), $16.50 online entry

4th July 2022, 5pm EST Australian Catholic University Poetry Prize with theme "Hope", $10,000 (60 lines), $25.00 online entry