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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx

2019 Writing Competitions July

So you want to be an award winning author?

And we all know winners are grinners, right? And you’ve got to be in it to win it?

So why not enter a writing competition or two?

Here are some for young people that are coming up in July  2019. Go for it!

2019 Little Black Dress Spooky Story Competition

Deadline: 5.00pm AWST Friday 19 July 2019

Costs: Free to enter

Word Counts

YOUTH (8-18): Max 500 words 

Theme: Change.

Churchill & District News Writing & Poetry Competition

There are many categories for young writers of poetry and stories in this competition.

Closing date July 22

River of Stories Competition

River of Stories is a writing competition for primary and secondary school students who reside in the Albury Wodonga region.

Closes July 24

Salisbury Writers’ Festival Short Story Competition

Salisbury Library Service is holding a short story competition to celebrate Book Week and Salisbury Writers’ Festival 2019. Entries are open to those who live or study within the City of Salisbury.

Closes July 24

Monash Wordfest Short Story Competition

Participants must reside, work or study in the City of Monash, or be a member of the Monash Public Library Service (MPLS).

Open to ages 12-14yrs, 15-17 years and over 17yrs and cash prizes awarded.

Closes July 27

Get writing!