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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The Cortland Review

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Over the past 23 years, The Cortland Review has built a reputation for excellence, publishing everyone from Pulitzer Prize winners to exciting, emerging voices. Writers published in The Cortland Review have appeared in Best American Poetry and been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. The journal has also received accolades such as Best of the Web citations […]

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Maureen Freer Literary Competition 2022

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The Maureen Freer Literary Competition 2022 is open internationally until June 30th, 2022. There are three categories to enter: Short Story, Poetry and Flash Fiction. Short Story Award Word count: 2000 words maximum. The title of your story must be ‘The Appointment’. Poetry Word count: 40 lines maximum Open theme/subject/genre. Flash Fiction Word count: 500 […]

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Storylines 2022 New Zealand Writers and Illustrators’ Hui

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The Storylines 2022 New Zealand Writers and Illustrators’ Hui takes place from the 15th-17th July. There will be keynote speakers and workshop leaders from around the country. There will also be publishers available for pitch slams. This is a great opportunity for writers! Full details here.

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Whangārei Library 3.30 Flash Writers’ Group

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The Whangārei Library 3.30 Flash Writers’ Group is hosting a short story competition open to Northland residents of New Zealand. Closing date: May 13, 2022. Entry fee is free! There are two categories to enter: Flash Fiction: Word count – 300 words maximum Prize – $150, plus publication Micro Fiction: Word count – 100 words […]

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