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Writing Competitions 2024

Check for upcoming opportunities to submit your work.

Insight Creative Writing Competition


Competition Key Dates

Entries open: 18 March 2024
Entries close:1 September 2024
Longlist announcement: 18 October 2024
Shortlist announcement: 1 November 2024
Awards Ceremony: TBA

Cash prizes!

Little Stories. Big Ideas.


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