Calls for submission, competitions, and opportunities in Australia

 

Australian Poetry Announces the 2021 Anne Elder Award Call-Out

Key dates for the 2021 Award Open call for entries – Monday, 17 January 2022Close of entries – Saturday, 12 March 2022, 5pm (AEST) (Books must be postmarked no later than 12 March 2022)Winner announcement – Wednesday, 13 April 2022 ••• Information and enquiries Emma...

APJ 11.2 Now Open for Submissions

Submissions: open 30 September 2021. They close at 11:59pm 28 October 2021.Australian Poetry Journal 11.1 'local, attention' is now available. You can purchase a copy here.If you would like to support Australian Poetry, receive print copies of Australian Poetry...

Blake Poetry Prize

Entries are now open for the Blake Poetry Prize, and all Australian poets are invited to explore the spiritual and religious in a new work of 100 lines or less. The Blake Prize is an open poetry prize that challenges poets, both national and international, in...

Haiku Competition

This year The Central Coast Independent Writers Group, in collaboration with Artspace Popup Gallery, have been granted $500 in prize money to hold a second writing competition. The winner of the competition will receive $300, while two runners up will receive $100...

Woorilla Poetry Prize Now Open

  Open Section First Prize - $1,500, Runner Up - $250 Youth Section First Prize - $200, Runner Up - $50 CALD Youth sub-category First Prize - $200, Runner Up - $50 Key Dates Opens on the 3rd July 2021 Closes on the 5th September 2021 Awards Ceremony - 28th...

Call for Entries: New Talent Poetry & Short Fiction

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an exciting opportunity for writers achieve publication and reach new readers. The Award also some with a Prize package of memberships, mentoring and total prize money of £5,000 (£2,500 for Poetry and £2,500 for Fiction.) The...

Australian Poetry Anthology Vol. 9 Open for Submissions

Submissions to the Anthology opened on Friday, 16 July, and close 11.59 pm, 20 August 2021. ​We invite all Australian Poetry subscribers to submit to the Australian Poetry Anthology, Volume 9 2021. There will be a focus on WA poets, as there was on ACT poets in 2020,...

AP @ OutLoud! Digital Slam 2021

The 2021 OutLoud Poetry Slam has gone digital! Australian Poetry are coming together again with Emilie Zoey Baker to present our Digital youth poetry slam competition, OutLoud. For the second year in a row, we are also partnering with the wonderful Wheeler Centre, for...

APJ 11.1 Now Open For Submissions

Submissions: open 28 April 2020. They close at 11:59pm 1 June.Australian Poetry Journal 10.2 'tribute, observations' is now available. You can purchase a copy here.If you would like to support Australian Poetry, receive print copies of Australian Poetry Journal...

Announcing Best of Australian Poems Vol 1, 2021 (16 March 2021)

Australian Poetry (AP) is beginning a new 2021 edition surveying the flourishing literature of Australian poetry. Guest edited by Ellen van Neerven and Toby Fitch, award-winning poets and highly respected editors, the debut Best of Australian Poems Vol 1, 2021, will...

Best of Australian Poems Vol 1 2021 Open for Submissions

Submissions: open 16 March 2021. They close at 11:59pm 30 June.Information and enquiries Emma CaskeyAssociate ProducerTelephone: 03 9094 7826Email: associate@australianpoetry.orgSUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR BEST OF AUSTRALIAN POEMS VOL 1, 2021-- POETRY GUEST EDITED BY...

Announcing the 2020 Anne Elder Award Judging Panel

The three judges for the 2020 Anne Elder Award panel are Marcella Polain, Rae White, and Toby Fitch. Marcella is a former recipient of this significant award, while both Rae and Toby have been commended for the prize in both 2018 and 2013 respectively. Marcella Polain...

Australian Poetry Announces the 2020 Anne Elder Award Call-Out

Key dates for the 2020 Award Open call for entries – Monday, 18 January 2021Close of entries – Saturday, 13 March 2021, 5pm (AEST) (Books must be postmarked no later than 13 March 2021)Winner announcement – Wednesday, 14 April 2021 ••• Information and enquiries Emma...

QRAA Ekphrasis Challenge 2020

From the Queensland Poetry Festival website: A co-production of Flying Arts and Queensland Poetry Festival, the QRAA Ekphrasis Challenge asks poets Australia-wide to respond to eight artworks in the Queensland Regional Arts Awards 2020. The selected poet for each of...

FN COVID-19 Anthology 2021 Open for Submissions

Submissions: open 8 October 2020. They close at 11:59pm 14 December. Publication is planned by First Nations Australia Writers Network FNAWN for March 2021. SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR FN COVID-19 Anthology 2021. POETRY IS GUEST EDITED BY CHARMAINE PAPERTALK GREEN AND...

AP @ OutLoud Digital Slam! 2020 Final

After much thought and process Australian Poetry have again decided to come together with Emilie Zoey Baker to present our youth poetry slam competition, OutLoud. For the first time, we are also partnering with the amazing Wheeler Centre, to livestream a Slam Final in...

Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize

Entries are now invited for the Anthology Magazine Poetry Prize. Established to recognise and encourage excellence in the craft of poetry writing and to provide a platform for publication, it is open to original and previously unpublished poems in the English...

Announcing the winners of the 2019 Anne Elder Award

Australian poet Anne Elder (1918–1976) It is with great pleasure that Australian Poetry announces the winning and commended poetry books for the 2019 Anne Elder Award.   The award is named after Australian poet, Anne Elder, 1918-1976. Sponsored by Anne’s...

Wesley Michel Wright Prize

We're pleased to let you know that the Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize is currently open for applications.   Work submitted must: be between 50 and 500 lines, excluding titles and footnotes; have been published in the 12 months prior to the closing date in print or...