Competition Listings

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All 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 to fitness of the competitions run by third […]

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Creative Writing Ink Short Story Competition 2022

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The Creative Writing Ink Short Story Competition 2022 is open to all writers, aged 16 or over, around the world. Closing date: September 30th 2022 at 4pm (GMT). Stories do not need to follow any particular theme or genre, but must be written in English. Maximum word count is 3000 words. 1st prize: £1000, plus […]

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Elegant Literature Award

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The Elegant Literature Award runs every month and is is open to new writers from across the world. The next deadline is July 31st 11:59pm EST. The theme for this deadline is ‘Wild Waterways’. Pieces must also include the word ‘buckle’. Prizes: 1st place – $3,000 USD, plus free enrollment in the New Novelist Accelerator. […]

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Growlife Medical Essay Competition

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The Growlife Medical Essay Competition is open to people of all ages and nationalities until 1st September 2022. They are looking for stories that celebrate childhood. Stories of hopes and dreams; stories encompassing the full range of human emotion, including those of sadness and loss. The competition is free to enter. Entries should be no […]

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Noosa Arts Theatre National One-Act Playwriting Competition

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The Noosa Arts Theatre National One-Act Playwriting Competition is open to playwrights from around the world, including New Zealand, until October 1st 2022. Scripts must be a new, original work of the playwright and not adaptations of other plays. They should also be between 30 and 45 minutes long. 1st prize: AUD$5000 2nd prize: AUD$2000 […]

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Landfall Essay Competition

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The Landfall Essay Competition is open until July 31, 2022. The competition 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 in New Zealand. 1st prize: $3,000, a year’s subscription to Landfall and publication in the November […]

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