[Competition] AU Writing Comps

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A selection of the competitions closing in July…

Newcastle Poetry Prize: Awarded annually to an unpublished poem or sequence of poems, in English, of up to 200 lines. www.hwcentre.com
CLOSING DATE: 4th July PRIZE VALUE: $13,500 apportioned between three sections (Open, New Media and Local). Winners & Judges’ shortlist published in Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology, Book and CD-ROM.

Max Afford Playwrights’ Award: Established to promote interest in Australian drama, to encourage the writing of plays in Australia, and to support young writers of plays for stage, screen or TV. www.trust.com.au
CLOSING DATE: 4th July PRIZE VALUE: $7,500 cash plus expenses to a maximum of $2,000 for registration, accommodation and airline tickets to attend a reading of the winning play at the Australian National Playwrights’ Conference.

Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry: Original verse or poetry in the English language. Submissions should consist of a poem, suite of poems, or collection of poems to a minimum length of 50 lines. http://www.arts.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships/wmw...

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