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:

26th August 2019 Lane Cove Short Story Competition, $2000 (3000 words), free entry

26th August 2019 Lane Cove Travel Story Competition, $1500 (2000 words), free entry

30th August 2019 5pm Boroondara Open Short Story, $1500, (1500-3000 words), FREE online entry

1st November 2019 Odyssey House Victoria Short Story Competition - Family theme and drugs/alcohol mention, $1000, (1500 words), $10 online entry

Poetry:

Closing dates for upcoming poetry competitions:

26th August 2019 Lane Cove Poetry Competition, $1500 (50 lines, 1000 words), free entry

1st October 2019 Peter Porter Poetry Prize, $7000 (70 lines), $25 online entry