Writing Competitions and Writing Awards

Calendar for Writers provides a listing in closing date order of Writing Competitions and Awards

Jul 2017

Date Event

2017 AlburyCity Short Story Award
All entries are to be original work by the author and must not have been published or accepted for publication by a recognised publisher, in print or online. (Work that appears on blogs or in community publications IS eligible to enter). Stories should not exceed 3000 words with the judges reserving the right to reject works over the word limit.

Creative Arts Fellowship for Australian Writing
Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be practising writers and can be at any stage of their career. This does not necessarily mean engaged in full-time work as writers, since many writers hold other positions in order to sustain or inform their creative practice. However, applicants must be able to provide evidence of their practice and achievement.

Victorian Veteran Community Story Writing & Art Competition
Open to current and ex-servicemen and women (including National Service, Peacemakers and Peacekeepers), their spouses, widows, eligible children and grandchildren (over the age of 18), who reside in Victoria.

Aug 2017

Date Event

2017 Sydney Writers’ Room Short Story Competition
The prizes will be $500 for the overall winner and $250 for the runner up (as judged by the competition committee).

Hysteria Writing Competition
Hysteria is the international womens writing competition run by the Hysterectomy Association.

Sep 2017

Date Event

The Apparitionist, A National Ghost Story Competition
Open to any resident of the USA ( TACS' staff members, board members, judges, and their immediate families are ineligible).

Oct 2017

Date Event

Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2018
The Novel Fair is open to writers from all over the world, so long as they have not published a novel before.

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