2020 Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition

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The 2020 Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition is open until September 1, 2020. Categories (prizes in brackets: (1st / 2nd / 3rd) 1. Open Poetry (Marian Mayne Prize: $250 / $150 / $100) *Themed: Environment/Climate Change 2. Open Short Story (CJ Dennis Society Prize: $250 / $150 / $100) *Themed: Environment/Climate Change 3. Poems written […]

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Storylines Tessa Duder Award

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The Storylines Tessa Duder Award is open until October 31, 2021. The award is open to all New Zealand writers and is made biennially, when merited, to the New Zealand author of an unpublished work of fiction for young adults aged 13 and above. The award includes publication by Walker Books and a monetary prize […]

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May 2020 Competition Winner

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Lilian James-Gets is a South African born writer living in South West England. She likes to explore taboo themes through fictional characters in real-life settings. Lilian won the May 2019 Creative Writing NZ Competition and came second in the Summer 2019 Writer Advice Flash Fiction contest. She is currently writing her first novel, ‘Running on […]

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2020 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Competition

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The 2020 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Competition is open until July 31, 2020. First Prize is $500 (and a one-week stay at the Caselberg house at Broad Bay, Dunedin). Second Prize is $250. There are up to 5 Highly-Commended awards (no monetary prizes). The first- and second-placed poems will be published in the Spring issue […]

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Landfall Essay Competition 2020

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The Landfall Essay Competition 2020 aims to encourage New Zealand writers to think aloud about New Zealand culture, and to revive and sustain the tradition of vivid, contentious and creative essay writing – as embodied in the non-fiction of early Landfall contributors such as Bill Pearson, in the essays of past winners of this competition, […]

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April 2020 Competition Winner

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Many thanks to everyone who entered our April competition. Congratulations to Owen Passmore, the winner, for his story, Without Form And Void.

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