Opportunities for writers

Last updated 16 December 9:00 p.m.

These poetry opportunities are provided in good faith from a variety of sources. Before acting on this information, please check all links and websites. 

Current awards, prizes, journal submission windows:

I am taking a break from updating this list: see you after Christmas!

JANUARY 15: Antarctic Poetry Exhibition

FEBRUARY 18: Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2019See 40 South Publishing: https://fortysouth.com.au/tasmanian-writers-prize/ 

 with rolling submission periods:

Check cut-off dates.

Ariel Chart http://arielchart.blogspot.com/p/submission-guidelines_95.html

Australian Book Review https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/about/submissions/for-writers

BluePepper https://bluepepper.blogspot.com/

Colloquy http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/colloquy/submissions/

Communion https://walleahpress.com.au/communion-guidelines.html

Cordite Poetry Review http://cordite.org.au/

Meniscus: A project of Australasian Association of Writing Programs http://www.meniscus.org.au/submit-to-meniscus

Postcolonial Text, edited by Christopher Kelen http://postcolonial.org/index.php/pct

PressPress http://www.presspress.com.au/submissions.html

Southerly  http://southerlyjournal.com.au/submissions/

Verity La: https://verityla.com/submission-guidelines/ and https://verityla.com/submission-guidelines/clozapine-clinic-the-frater-project/

Westerly: https://westerlymag.com.au/contribute/

40 South Publishing

Rabbit: A journal of non-fiction poetryhttps://rabbit.submittable.com/submit

Melbourne Poets Union:
 International poetry competition

The David Harold Tribe Poetry award

Tom Collins Poetry Prize
FAWWA, in memory of Australian author Joseph Furphy (1843 - 1912). https://www.fawwa.org/competitions

Verity la: https://verityla.com/submission-guidelines/


FAW Tasmania poetry prize closes on 31 August. No email or website, so write for details to: FAW Tas Inc. PO Box 234 North Hobart, Tasmania 7002.

Spirit of Nature ekphrastic poetry award / Verity LA submissions  https://verityla.com/submission-guidelines/

Aesthetica Magazine Creative Writing Award (UK) offers two prizes of £1,000 for short fiction up to 2,000 words and for poetry up to 40 lines. http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/creative-writing-award/

Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize https://islandmag.com/gwenharwood2018/

Stanza Poetry Competition (UK) membership required. http://poetrysociety.org.uk/membership/poetry-society-stanzas/competition/

Rattle Poetry Prize  https://www.rattle.com/prize/about/ . NB Rattle also holds a monthly ekphrasis challenge, it's free to enter and pays $50 US and publication to two poems per month, one is selected by the editor of Rattle and one is selected by the artist.

Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize offers a major prize of $1000 for a poem on an environmental theme. https://holmgren.com.au/the-2018-venie-holmgren-environmental-poetry-prize/

Stilts, a triannual journal of established and emerging poets published from Brisbane, is relaunching itself: see https://www.stiltsjournal.com/about

Transportation Press:  https://transportationpress.net/submissions/

QPF Val Vallis award for unpublished poetry https://queenslandpoetryfestival.com/val-vallis-award/

University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor's international poetry prize  http://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/competitions-and-awards/vcpoetryprize

StylusLit : An Australian, bi-annual online literary journal... Open for submissions between 1 May to 30 June (check dates in 2019) http://styluslit.com/submissions/

Verandah Journal 

Affirm Press / Varuna mentorship award 

Bridport prize (UK) For poetry, short stories, flash fiction and first novels.

Bruce Dawe national poetry prize

Cordite poetry review

Kill your darlings 

Newcastle poetry prize 

Plumwood Mountain journal 

Poetry Matters Annual Competition Write for an entry form to Cheryl Howard, poetry.clh@gmail.com

Raining Poetry in Adelaide (annual?)

Stuart Hadow Prize:  annual short story competition run by the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA 

Yeovil prize (UK)  

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