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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IV International Young Theatre Playwriting Contest

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The IV International Young Theatre Playwriting Contest is open until December 15, 2019. Free to enter. You may submit up to 3 entries. The contest aims to encourage authors in the creation of bold and powerful plays for young audiences (12-21 years old). Open to writers worldwide. The play must cater for a performance time […]

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September 2019 Competition Winner

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Many thanks to everyone who submitted an entry to our September competition. Congratulations to Rebecca Ruth Gould and her winning story, ‘Like a Cavafy Poem.’ Our November competition is still open and closes on the 30th. More here.

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Peter Wells Short Fiction Contest

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The Peter Wells Short Fiction Contest is open until January 5, 2020. Theme: “Finding your future in Aotearoa today”. Submit 1200-2000 words. You must identify as LGBTQI, and your story should have relevance to the broader New Zealand LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex) community. They only accept stories from writers resident or normally […]

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Cambridge Autumn Festival’s Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition 2020

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The Cambridge Autumn Festival’s Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition 2020 is open until January 31, 2020. Prizes: $1,000, $500, $250 Submit up to 1,500 words. Your story must start with the words: “It was 3am”. Open to New Zealand permanent residents. More here.

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Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition

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Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition Winner July 2019: Rowena Fishwick. You can read the winning entry here. 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 […]

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