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 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 The award is open to all New Zealand writers and is made biennially, when merited, to the New Zealand author of an unpublished work of fiction for young adults aged 13 and above.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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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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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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