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2024 Open Writing Competition

Port Writers Inc is proud to announce its popular Open Writing Competition for 2024

Open date – 1st June 2024

Close date – Midnight 31st July 2024

Winners will be announced in September. Successful entries may be selected for inclusion in a future anthology.


CATEGORIES

Short Fiction

Poetry

to 2500 words

to 32 lines

PRIZES for each category

1st

2nd

Hastings Prize for local author

$200

$50

$50

The Hastings Prize is named the 2024 Frank Urban Award for Local Writers, in honour of one of our patrons who was instrumental in the formation of Port Writers.

WINNERS will be notified by email. Winners will be announced and awarded on Saturday 28th September 2024 at the Port Writers Inc meeting, held from 1pm at the Rotary Community Centre, 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie, NSW.

All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form, with the entry fee.

ENTRY FEE is $10 per entry. There is a limit of three entries per competition category (so a maximum of six entries overall per person).

Entry form and conditions of entry are available below:

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

ENTRY FORM

TIPS ON ENTERING COMPS


Port Writers welcomes your entry and wishes you good luck, and great writing!