Access the Emerging Writers’ Festival 2012 digital archive

So the 2012 EWF might be over for another year, but in 2012 they curated a massive online festival as well: No matter where you place your words online, EWFdigital is for you. Our dedicated digital festival portal presents a unique program including an interactive keynote address, panels, conversations, mentoring, curated content and networking opportunities. EWFdigital is […]

Read at Storytelling Night Penguin Plays Rough

Penguin Plays Rough is a monthly night of short fiction. Each month they programme five writers to read short stories, novel extracts and scenes from plays or film scripts from a red velvet chair on top of a coffee table which used to be in the big front room of a flat on King St, Newtown, […]

Seizure Novella Competition

Publishing bigwig Seizure is on the hunt for invigorating fiction and are launching a new novella competition for Australian and New Zealand writers: If you sometimes think that novels are just obese novellas, then you’re on our wavelength. And since we are theme-lovers this time we are challenging all writers to tackle the theme: ‘Origin’. You […]

Emerging Writers’ Festival Comes to Sydney

A one-day mini-EWF festival happening in Sydney on Sunday 7 November. That’s right – the Emerging Writers’ Festival is coming to Sydney! Presented in conjunction with the NSW Writers’ Centre, the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Sydney will offer a whole day filled with the fantastic programming you’ve come to expect from the EWF – panels, discussions, Creative […]

Mudgee Valley Writers 13th Biennial Competition

Open theme. Short story 2000 words max. Poetry 60 lines max. Also novice categories for writers who have not previously won a monetary prize in any competition. Prizes both sections 1st $200, 2nd $50. Entry fee $5 per entry or $12 for three entries. Entries close 27th July. Email for an entry form.

Westside Writers’ Group

If you are an emerging or established writer currently from Western Sydney, join the Westside Writers’ Group. The group has been operating for five years and provide a safe and critical environment to develop new works from Western Sydney artists. Facilitated by Michael Mohammed Ahmad and Felicity Castagna. Dates: Tuesday evenings. Fortnightly. Times: 6:30 – […]

The Fellowship of Australian Writers – Manly and Peninsula Branch (competition)

OPEN THEME COMPETITION CLOSING DATE 30TH OF JUNE, 2012. * Cyril Bentley Short Story to 2,500 words Betty Bennell Poetry; traditional or free verse to 30 lines Article to 800 words Short Story: Entry fee $10. 1st prize $150, 2nd prize $50. HC and Commended Certificates. Each short story will receive 3 lines of constructive […]

4th Oberon Writers’ Competition

Presented by Burraga Ag Bureau, Friends of Oberon Library Inc, Oberon Council & Oberon Writers’ Workshop presents Narrative: 1st $100, 2nd $25 An original piece of narrative writing (limit 2500 words) that has not previously won a prize or been published. Theme: Tell Me A Story. Fee: $5 per entry, limit of two entries per section.| […]