Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition

Posted 2 months ago under Uncategorised,

The Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition is open until April 30, 2021. It’s open to writers aged 16 to 21 who are New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents. Submit essays up to 1,500 words on a topic of your choosing. Essays should be unpublished. Submit one entry only. The winner will be […]

Read more

2021 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Posted 3 months ago under Uncategorised,

The 2021 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel is open until October 31, 2020. The Prize comes from Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc. The prize celebrates the life and work of the writer and agent Michael Gifkins. They seek fiction manuscripts by […]

Read more

2020 Toolangi CJ Dennis Poetry Competition

Posted 3 months ago under Uncategorised,

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 […]

Read more

Storylines Tessa Duder Award

Posted 4 months ago under Uncategorised,

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 The award is open to all New Zealand writers and is made biennially, when merited, to the New Zealand author of an unpublished work of fiction for young adults aged 13 and above.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

Read more

May 2020 Competition Winner

Posted 4 months ago under Uncategorised,

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 […]

Read more

2020 Caselberg Trust International Poetry Competition

Posted 4 months ago under Uncategorised,

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 […]

Read more

Recent Comments

    Categories