Sargeson Prize

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The Sargeson Prize is New Zealand’s richest short story prize, sponsored by the University of Waikato. Deadline: 11.59pm (NZST) on 30 June 2020. Free to enter. Entries are limited to one per writer, per division. Open Division The Open Division is open to New Zealand permanent residents aged 16 and over, who are writing in […]

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The Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition 2020

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The Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition 2020 is open until May 1, 2020. Submit poems that deal with any aspect of nature and place. Prizes: £1000, £500, £250. Pascale Petit is this year’s competition judge. The fee is £7 for the first poem, the fee for each subsequent poem in the batch is £4. […]

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2020 Takahē Monica Taylor Poetry Prize

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The 2020 Takahē Monica Taylor Poetry Prize is open until August 31, 2020. Judge: Siobhan Harvey First Prize: $300 Second Prize: $150 Maximum length for each poem is 50 lines. Entry Fee: $5 per poem More here.

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Adam NZ Play Award

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The Adam NZ Play Award comes from Playmarket. There’s a total of $8,000 in prizes. Plays must not have had a professional production. There are no limits on length, style, theme or cast size. Submit a maximum of three scripts. McNaughton South Island Play Award: Alongside the Adam NZ Play Award, submissions from South Island […]

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February 2020 Competition Winner

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Peggy Lee was born in the UK but raised in the south of France. After completing a BA in modern languages and an Open University degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, she moved to London in 2016 to work as an editorial assistant for a trade magazine. She then spent a year working part-time […]

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National Schools Poetry Award

Posted 8 months ago under Uncategorised,

The National Schools Poetry Award is open until July 6, 2020. Free to enter. Open to Year 12 and 13 students in New Zealand. The winner and nine finalists will win cash and prizes for their poems, plus an invitation to attend a masterclass with New Zealand poets at the IIML on Wellington’s Victoria University […]

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