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

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Closing dates for upcoming prose competitions:

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


Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

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