Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition

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The Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition is open until September 7, 2019. Open to authors in Australia and New Zealand. Open Poetry – Marian Mayne Prize Prizes: $250, $150, $100 Entry Fee: $10 plus $3 in unused stamps Short Story: CJ Dennis Society Prize Prizes: $250, $150, $100 Entry Fee: $10 plus $3 in unused […]

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MiNDFOOD Short Story Competition

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The MiNDFOOD Short Story Competition is open until October 11, 2019. Free to enter. Each month, MiNDFOOD will publish one reader’s short story, with the best story published over the course of a year going on to win a prize. They are looking for unpublished stories from budding non-professional writers. Open to Australian and New […]

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NZ Heritage Book Awards 2019

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The NZ Heritage Book Awards 2019 open on July 1 2019 and close on 10 September 2019. The categories are: Nonfiction Book, Fiction Book, Poetry, Short Prose, and Young Writers. Prizes: Nonfiction Book: $1000. Fiction Book: $1000. Poetry: $200. Short Prose: $200. Young Writers: $200. Entry Fees: Nonfiction Book: $35. Fiction Book: $35. Poetry: $15. […]

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Creative Writing NZ May 2019 Competition Winner

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Lilian James-Gets is a young South African writer now living in South West England. She likes to explore taboo themes through fictional characters in real life settings. She has just finished her first novel, ‘Running on Empty’, about anorexia. Lili is 19 years old. EVE Lilian James-Gets He’d been waiting an hour when they finally […]

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2019 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize

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The 2019 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize is now open until July 22, 2019. Entrants must be citizens of Australia or New Zealand or have permanent resident status in Australia or New Zealand. Submit poems of up to 80 lines, in English. Poems must have an environmental theme. The winning poems will be published on […]

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Landfall Essay Competition

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The Landfall Essay Competition is open until July 31, 2019. 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. Entrants should be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents. Submit essays […]

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