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.
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Prose:Closing dates for upcoming prose competitions:
1st October 2019 Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Competition on marginalised issues, $1000 (2500 words), $15 online entry
1st November 2019 Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition - Family theme and drugs/alcohol mention, $1000, (1500 words), $10 online entry
17th November 2019 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize travel theme, $4000, (3000 words), $20 online entry
16th December 2019 Sutherland Shire Literary Competition, $1000, (2000 words), $15 online entry
Poetry:Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:
1st October 2019 Peter Porter Poetry Prize, $7000 (70 lines), $25 online entry
17th November 2019 Judith Wright Poetry Prize , $6000 (80 lines), $20 online entry
16th December 2019 Sutherland Shire Literary Competition, $1000, (80 lines), $15 online entry