The Writers Unleashed Writers Festival, in conjunction with Sutherland Shire Fellowship of Australian Writers is excited to announce our popular Picture Book Writing Competition for 2020. Last year, our 3rd Place Winner, Rory H. Mather won a publishing contract with Scholastic Australia. The competition closes on Monday, 27th April. The Entry Fee […]
Busybird Publishing is now running their Eggcellent Manuscript Assessment Competition, in which winners – in the categories of Novel, Memoir, Self-help, Kids Picture Book, and Poetry – will each receive a comprehensive manuscript assessment. A manuscript assessment is a report examining structure, content/plot, prose, characters, grammar, punctuation, spelling, publishability, and marketing. This is a critical part of […]
As a part of our Writers’ Unleashed Festival we have just opened our Picture Book Writing Competition. Entries close 1st May: Writers’ Unleashed Picture Book Writing Competition Entries now open. 500 word limit. Open theme. Original picture book manuscripts only. 1st prize $200, 2nd prize $150 and 3rd prize $75. Email entry fee $12 and for a […]
Applications for 2018 creative time residential fellowships are now open Published authors or illustrators of at least one book for children or young people are invited to apply for “the gift of time,” with a May Gibbs Trust creative time residential fellowship. The Trust provides delightful rent-free accommodation and local […]
PRIZE: $5,000 in three categories: books for 0-10, 11-13, 14-18
Entries now open. 500 word limit.
This competition is held in conjunction with The Whitsunday Voices Youth Literature Festival and has a $4000 prize pool.