Calls for submission, competitions, and opportunities in Australia

Jacket 2 : Call for papers: Extreme Texts

Jacket2 is seeking short scholarly articles, essays, belletristic documents, creative responses, and ephemera concerned with “Extreme Texts.” This call welcomes writing on, about, and as “Extremity” in its multifarious meanings and implications, from the...

The Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2018

For more information, please contact brucedaweprize@usq.edu.au. Don't want to miss out on entering in 2018?  Sign up now and express your interest to be notified about the competition to be in with a chance to win $2500. As an Australian poet, your...

Varuna’s Copyright Agency Fellowships for First Nations Writers

Varuna's Copyright Agency Fellowships for First Nations Writers are open to all writers, published or unpublished, who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and are currently living in Australia. Varuna will award four Copyright Agency Fellowships in...

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: RABBIT ISSUE 24: The LGBTQIA+ ISSUE

RABBIT is currently accepting submissions of nonfiction poetry for Issue 24: The LGBTQIA+ Issue, to be guest edited by Australian poet Michael Farrell. For this issue, RABBIT is only accepting poems from writers who identify as LGBTQIA+. Send up to 3 poems (short or...

The 2017 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize

30 poets compete for $1,200 in cash prizes, the overall prize, people's choice and conveners' choice. Gig hosts of over 35 regular poetry and spoken word events are asked to nominate poets to compete for the Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, alongside wildcard entries,...

Applications now open for the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellowship

Express Media is honoured to open submissions for the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellowship to develop young women writers and editors from around Australia. The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $3,000 for an editorial project or...

Canberra Times Poetry Submissions

NEXT SUBMISSION PERIOD: NOVEMBER 15-30   PLEASE READ INFORMATION & GUIDELINES BELOW (Updated October 2017) The Canberra Times publishes one poem per week in its Saturday Panorama arts section, pending space availability. The aim is to publish poems on a wide variety...