Youth writing competitions Australian

fawwaHQThe Tom Collins Poetry Prize is an annual competition inaugurated by the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA ( in 1975 in memory of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 - 1912) who wrote as Tom...

Uneven Floor, a poetry magazine in blog form published out of Perth, is looking for readers, social media supporters, and well-written poems with soul. Previously published poems are more than welcome. Read it...

The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards encourage poets to explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. The Poetry Awards include three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12...

A Hundred Gourds, a quarterly journal of haiku, haibun, haiga, tanka and renku poetry is now online for your reading pleasure. The deadline for all submissions to AHG 4.1 (the December 2014 issue) is September 15th.

unevenfloorAustralian Book Review welcomes entries in the eleventh Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is now worth a total of AU, 500. All poets writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live. Poems must not...

Martha Richardson Memorial Poetry Prize The prestigious Martha Richardson Memorial Poetry Prize is now open for entries. Award-winning poet Peter Bakowksi will judge the prize, which will award the winner...

WA Poets Inc. in association with the City of Perth Library is holding a haiku competition, workshops and readings as part of National Poetry Week. We are also, through our associated organisation - Creative Connections...

Poems up to 50 lines (inc.spaces) on the theme Inner Child. 1st prize $300, 2nd prize $100, top 25 poems to be published in 2015 anthology. Entries $5 each or 3 for $12. Entry forms available at...

Named in honour of the late Rhonda Jankovic, highly respected social justice advocate & former host of Radio 3CR poetry program Spoken Word. 1st Prize A$500 plus Trophy: 3CR Vintage Sound-bite Cartridge, 2nd...

Screen shot 2014-09-03 at 2.42.36 AM wa-poets Crayons Rhonda Jayne Jankovic.

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