Calls for submission, competitions, and opportunities in Australia

Tom Collins Poetry Prize 2017

The Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by FAWWA in 1975 in memory of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 - 1912). Under the name Tom Collins, he wrote the Australian classic, Such is Life, as well as many poems. ​ 1st prize:...

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition 2018

For individual performance of original poetry of any style. Performance and judging will be on Saturday 17 February 2018 in the Orange Civic Theatre, Orange NSW. Classes: Open – for any individual contestants Novice Recital – for individual contestants who...

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2018

Your definitive guide to Australia’s best writing. The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards were inaugurated by the Victorian Government in 1985 to honour literary achievement by Australian writers. The awards are administered by the Wheeler Centre on...

The 2017 Judith Wright Poetry Prize

The prize Established in 2007 and supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets seeks outstanding poetry by writers who have published no more than one collection of poems under their own...

The 2017 Overland Writer’s Residency

About the program The Overland Writer’s Residency, supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund, is an initiative aimed at addressing a lack of opportunities for under-represented writers. Following the success of Overland’s inaugural Writer’s Residency...

Sijo International Journal of Poetry and Song Call for Submissions

A Message from Dan Disney Sijo - an international journal of poetry and song seeks to bring to the attention of the English-speaking world one of the most revered Korean canonical forms, the sijo ... our inaugural edition will appear in January, and we...

Submissions open for Eucalypt: a tanka journal issue

Submissions for Eucalypt: a tanka journal issue 23 will close on September 30, 2017. Send up to six tanka to editor.eucalypt@gmail.com Eucalypt is a print journal that showcases contemporary tanka poetry, written in the English language, and publishes only...

Call for submissions: Foem:e Issue 15

We invite submissions for the next edition of foam:e (www.foame.org) to be published in March 2018. Please use the word foam:e in the subject line and send up to 6 poems in the body of an email to foame.editor@gmail.com. Submissions will only be accepted...