The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2021 playwriting competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Paula Vogel. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of their manuscript by Yale University Press, and […]
Entries are now being accepted for The Noosa Arts Theatre National One-Act Playwriting Competition, which attracts entries from playwrights across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, USA, and other countries. This exciting playwriting competition offers a total prize pool of $8,000 cash. The winner of The Eleanor Nimmo Prize for Best Play will take home […]
Nominations are now open for the 2020 Mona Brand Award for Women Stage and Screen Writers, the only award of its kind in Australia. The Mona Brand Award recognises outstanding women writers for the stage and screen, with the major prize of $30,000, and an additional $10,000 for a writer […]
The Colin Roderick Literary Award is awarded to the best original book of the year dealing with any aspect of Australian life, first published by an Australian publisher. The winner of the 2020 Colin Roderick Award will receive $20,000 in prize money and presented the H.T. Priestley Medal.
CALL FOR ENTRIES Queensland Theatre are calling for entries for the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2020-2021 (QPDA). The QPDA is a development award assisting writers and performance makers to grow their first drafts, pitch documents, sample scenes, or creative development findings into a production-ready text. If you have an idea for […]
State Theatre Company’s major award for the encouragement and support of new writing talent is commencing its 19th year. Flinders University Young Playwrights’ Award winners will receive the opportunity to have their work developed under the guidance of professionals in the industry.
Noosa Arts Theatre has been running the National One Act Playwriting Competition as our way of fostering new playwriting talent and to showcase aspiring and established writers.
2019 marks 40 years since the establishment of the Premier’s Literary Awards in 1979.
Applications close 6 September for the $20,000, Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award 2018.
This $20,000 award is presented alongside the H.T. Priestley Medal for the best original book of the year dealing with any aspect of Australian life, first published by an Australian publisher in 2017. Before completing and submitting the award entry form, you must read and agree to the conditions of entry […]
Categories are open to short and long form work across all genres and formats, including film, television, theatre and interactive media, with the winning scripts to be announced at a dedicated industry event in Melbourne. The Prize • Eligibility for entry onto AWG’s Pathways Program • Presentation of the winning […]
Guidelines Closing date: 5pm Friday 13 October 2017 The NSW Government is committed to increasing public engagement with the arts. The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of literacy and to encourage everyone to enjoy and learn from the work of our writers.
Set your comedy writing muscles in action! There are cash prizes for the 1st prize winners in each category of the competition, plus performance and publication opportunities. For the runners-up there is an array of comedy related prizes and all prize winners will receive a Women in Comedy Festival memory […]
The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 19th year, is accepting submissions for its 2017 competition. Founded by award winning writer/director Gordy Hoffman in 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition’s passionate commitment to develop and discover the unknown screenwriter continues to define our work today, becoming one of the largest and […]