Submissions of up to 200 words on the theme of PULPED FICTION are sought for the 2021 NWF joanne burns Microlit Award, co-hosted by Spineless Wonders and the Newcastle Writers Festival. Cri Fi, Sci Fi, Noir, Rom Com, Lit Fic, Western, Horror, Gothic, Fantasy, Fairytale… In this year’s callout we are […]
Byron Writers Festival Flash Fiction Competition
Byron Writers Festival invites you to participate in our second annual Flash Fiction Competition!
2019 NWF/joanne burns Microlit Award
The Newcastle Writers Festival and publisher Spineless Wonders are excited to announce the launch of the 2019 joanne burns Microlit Award. Melbourne writer and academic Cassandra Atherton will judge the competition entries, which are invited from writers across Australia as well as from Australians living overseas. The theme of this […]
ArtAscent – ‘Paradise’: International Call For Artists and Writers
| Eligible Submissions: Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.
The 2017 Newcastle Writers Festival joanne burns Microlit Award
The Newcastle Writers Festival and publisher Spineless Wonders are excited to announce the launch of the 2017 joanne burns Microlit Award. Melbourne writer and academic Cassandra Atherton will judge the competition entries, which are invited from writers across Australia as well as from Australians living overseas. The theme of this […]
Phone It in – Micro fiction
The Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team scouts for new and emerging writers from across Australia. This year, in collaboration with the National Young Writers Festival, the team will host the Phone It In competition to find the best stories up to 100 words.
Stories of Life writing competition
Closing Date: 31/07/2017 Open to: Australian citizens or those residing permanently in Australia Theme: Spiritual moments/events from your life that speak of your Christian faith (See website for more detail) *
2017 Grieve Writing Competition
The 2017 Grieve Writing Competition in honour of Grief Awareness month (August) Submit a 500 word story or a poem up to 36 lines Over $7000 in prizes Over 150 works published in the anthology
Field of Words Flash Fiction Competition
Field of Words Flash Fiction Competition Opens:May 1 Closes: June 30 Theme: Open Length: 500 – 1000 words First Prize: $250 Runner Up: $75 Website: www.fieldofwords.com.au
Museum of Words
The Cesar Egido Serrano Foundation’s fourth ‘Museum of Words’ international flash fiction contest is now accepting entries.
Short and Twisted 2015
Short and Twisted 2015 is an annual anthology of short stories and poetry with a twist at the end.
2015 Joanne Burns Micro-lit Award : OUT OF PLACE competition
We are looking for screen-sized literature (up to 200 words in no more than two paragraphs). Theme: Out of Place.
2014 Half-K Prize
Send up to three short-shorts or prose poems per entry, maximum 500 words each
Finish the Story Competition
Provide the best ending for the story below and win 20 euro (or the equivalent in your currency) via PayPal. Second place wins 10 euro; Third Place, 5 euro.