Creative Writing
Book Reviews
Writing Competitions and Grants
Physics: The Next 100 Years and Beyond Science Fiction Short Story Competition Physics Society University of Newcastle October
Make Your Own Story Book Children's Book Council of Western Australia May WA only Years 1-10
Story Telling Competition Netalert 27 May 2005
Write Around Australia Nestle Senior Primary May
Write in Your Face December Young People and the Arts Australia Council age 16-30 years
Literature Australia Council
The Katharine Susannah Prichard Short Fiction Awards September OPEN and the Shire of Mundaring National Young Writers Awards (20 years and under)
The Katharine Susannah Prichard Science Fiction/Fantasy Awards May OPEN and the Shire of Mundaring National Young Writers Awards (20 years and under)
Soya Words Noise August
ABC Short Story Project New competiton now on for regional writers! April
ABC Fiction Award June
Book -in a day Competition Teams write a book in a day April to August; over, under 18 funds to Princess Margaret Hospital for Children; prizes
Billabong Valley Writing Competition September for a children's story of not more than 3000 words. Any subject you choose. Both adults and children can enter!
Australian Book Review Reviewing Competition 2004 pdf September
Young Reviewer of the Year Competition The CBCA (WA Branch) in association with The West Australian Newspaper August
Tim Winton Award for Young Writers City of Subiaco May
Randolph Stow Young Writers Awards August Geraldton region
Trudy Graham Literary Awards 2004 Peter Co
wan Writers Centre September
2004 Literary Award UQ Vanguard September
The Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre lists some, further in the newsletters available here most for Mundaring region only
DMAG and Dymocks National Writing Competition
Multicultural Book Competition closes August Stories may be: written solely in a language other than English or presented in bilingual form (accompanying text in English).
The Australian Writing Competition for Primary Students Weekend Australian August
Hal Porter Short Story Competition East Gippsland
Word Map Creative Writing Competition for Kids ABC Kids Creative Writing September
Word Map Creative Writing Competition for Adults ABC Kids Creative Writing September
Martha Richardson Medal Ballarat Writing Council June
Southern Cross Literary Competition Ballarat Writing Council September
Youth Writes Ballarat Writing Council May
Write to the Limit The Age Melbourne Writers' Festival August
Queensland Poetry Festival
The Arts Queensland Val Vallis Award for unpublished poetry 8 July
The Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize 18 July
Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards National Poetry Prize Somerset College Celebration of Literature
The Somerset National Novella Somerset College Celebration of Literature
Very Very Short Story Competition Smiling Politely Publishing April
LiterARTure Award Vanguard UQKatherine Country Music Muster
Bush Poetry Written Competition doc early April
The Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize October
Tom Howard Short Story Contest Jacobyte Books March
Writing Competitions & Limerick Competition Jane Austen Society of Australia members only
"We'll get you there . Somehow!" Art/Poetry/Short Story Competition July
Wannabee Publishing Short story PoetryApril),
Convergence Annual Amateur Science Fiction May
WAM Song Of The Year West Australian Music Industry closes March
National Children's Songwriting Competition Australian Children's Music Foundation SeptemberThe Australian Songwriters' Association January
Songwriting Competition South Australian students closes August
South West English Teachers' Association
Western Australia Western Australian Young Writers Competitions LISWA
Smiling Politely Publishing competitions, information and publishing for very short story writers
How to Enter //The Australian///Vogel Literary Award Allen & Unwin
The History of //The Australian///Vogel Literary Award Allen & Unwin
The Max Afford Playwrights’ Award Trust Cauz Group July
The Big Australian International Screenwriting Contest October
Screenwriters Forum Contest September
The Chesterfield Writer?s Film Project May Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
World Poetry Day Writing Competition Dialogue Through Poetry March
Winning Writers
The 2nd Annual Sean O'Faolain Short Story Competition 2004 uppublished July The Munster Literature Centre Tigh Litriochta, Frank O'Connor House,Cork
WritersDock's 500 Words competition. Organisers: & Drinksafetech UK 2nd June 2005
USA Songwriting Competition international entries, lyrics only category May
International Songwriting Competition September
The Bill Naughton Short Story Competition September Ireland
Nosside International "The only global Poetry Prize without borders for languages or means of communication"
Writer's Dock Short Story Competition No - 1 £100 prize - 1500 words UK August
Writer's Digest Contests
How to Win Writing Contests, Literary Competitions, Short Story Awards, Poetry Prizes, Etc. Writeway
Writing Scams Eliteskills
Contests Writers Resources Google Directory Links
Contests Writing World Links
Writing Contests: When Winners Are Losers Moira Allen Writing World
Published Prizes and Awards
Western Australian Premier's Book Awards State Library of Western Australia January
The Aurealis Awards November
Miles Franklin Award Trust Cauz Group December
Kathleen Mitchell Award Trust Cauz Group biennial February
Max Afford Playwrights' Award July
Commonwealth Writers Prize November
Children's Book Council of Australia Award The Children's Book Council of Australia December
The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award 2005 published collection January
The Munster Literature Centre
Orange Prize for Fiction only UK women
Literary Awards Summaries Dymocks
Literary Prizes Larrakin's Lair
Literary Awards Contemporary Writers British Council
Awards & Prizes Ozlit
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