Calls for submission, competitions, and opportunities in Australia

 

Call for submissions: GOLFO Magazine

GOLFO Magazine is open for submissions - a ragtag, small and colourful poetry magazine based in Barcelona; edited by Will Druce, Alex Harrington and Lewie Magarshack. GOLFO magazine is constructed  based upon a process of association. The editors place the...

Critical Animals: Call for Proposals 2018

From the team at Critical Animals: We are now calling for proposals for our 2018 festival, anchored by the theme Give and Take. This year the Critical Animals festival will be presented as part of the TiNA festival in Newcastle, NSW from Thursday 27 to...

Melbourne Recital Centre Writers’ Residency

In 2018, Melbourne Recital Centre and the Emerging Writers’ Festival are thrilled to present a new residency exploring and expanding the creative possibilities of arts writing. They're looking for three emerging writers who are keen to develop their...

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...

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...

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...

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...