2021 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition

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The 2021 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition is open until January 1, 2021. No entry fee. Eligibility: any writer, aged 18 and over who has never been the author of a published novel. Manuscripts should be book length (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) and […]

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Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Prize

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The Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Prize is open until February 26, 2021. The prize is open to all unpublished full-length manuscripts in the crime or thriller genres between 70,000 and 100,000 words in length written by residents of New Zealand and Australia. First prize is a publishing contract with advance against royalties of $25,000. […]

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NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2020

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The NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award 2020 is open until October 31, 2020. The $3,000 award is to assist writers of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, comic / graphic novels and drama for adults and children. Applicants need to be aged 35 years and over, working towards completion of a specific project, and members of the NZSA. […]

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2020 Shooter Poetry Competition

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The 2020 Shooter Poetry Competition is open until November 1, 2020. Submit up to 100 lines, any style/subject. It’s £3 per poem or £8 for three. Prize: £150, £50. The winning poem will appear in Shooter’s Winter 2021 issue. All entrants will receive an e-copy of the issue. More here.

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Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition

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The Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition is open until April 30, 2021. It’s open to writers aged 16 to 21 who are New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents. Submit essays up to 1,500 words on a topic of your choosing. Essays should be unpublished. Submit one entry only. The winner will be […]

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2021 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

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The 2021 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel is open until October 31, 2020. The Prize comes from Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc. The prize celebrates the life and work of the writer and agent Michael Gifkins. They seek fiction manuscripts by […]

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