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Writing Competitions 2023

Check for upcoming opportunities to submit your work.

Mulga Bill Writing Award

Online Writing Classes

Local area competitions

International opportunities

Little Stories. Big Ideas.

Writers Victoria

Australian Writers' Resource

List of competitions - check dates and entry requirements.

Kill Your Darlings

Insight Writing Competition 2022

The competition is open to all students from Years 7–12, and offers them the opportunity to share in over $3000 worth of cash prizes. It aims to ignite a passion for creative writing in secondary school students in Australia and to inspire the voices of the future.


Fierce Girls Story Competition

Mount Scopus students published 2021

National competitions