Young NZ Writers 2020 NZ Secondary School Annual Writing Competition

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The Young NZ Writers 2020 NZ Secondary School Annual Writing Competition is now open until April 9, 2020. Free to enter. One entry per person. All participants must be in years 9 – 13 and currently enrolled in any NZ school. Theme: Scary Tales. Stories must involve a speculative aspect—science fiction, fantasy, superhero, horror, or […]

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Competition Listings

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Apart from the Creative Writing NZ Competition, all other listings are for external competitions. If you have a query about these external competitions, please contact the relevant competition organisers. If you would like to list your writing competition on our site, please send the competition details to info@creativewriting.co.nz. Creative Writing New Zealand gives no warranty […]

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2020 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

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The 2020 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize is open until May 1, 2020. It’s open to all short story writers writing in English. Submit original short stories between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Prizes: $6,000, $4,000, $2,500. The three shortlisted stories will also be published in the Fiction issue of the magazine in August or […]

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Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition

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Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition Competition Rules As we receive a lot of emails, please do not email us with any questions about our competition. All rules are listed below. The Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition is open to all writers aged 18 or over, all nationalities. Entries should be in English. This […]

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Quantum Shorts Flash Fiction Competition

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The Quantum Shorts Flash Fiction Competition is open until February 29, 2020. Free to enter. Submit stories up to 1000 words that take inspiration from the world of quantum physics. Stories must include the phrase “things used to be so simple”. Prizes: First prize is $1,500 and an engraved trophy. The runner up will receive […]

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2020 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literary Awards

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The 2020 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literary Awards are open until March 31, 2020. Open to writers working in the Mind Body Spirit genre who are New Zealand citizens (or a permanent New Zealand resident) currently living full time in New Zealand. There are two categories, one for Books and another for Unpublished Manuscripts. The […]

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