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Here’s another competition for enthusiastic writers to enter.

Passion for Prose/Poetry Writing Competition. Closing: 17 April (4pm). This competition is organised as part of the annual Bayside Literary Festival being held 22–31 May. Prizes for each of the prose (to 1500 words) and poetry (to 40 lines) winners: first $250, second $100, plus two local awards of $50 for Bayside residents. There are also junior and teenage categories for grades 5/6 and 7/8. www.bayside.vic.gov.au/literary_festival_2009_competitions.htm.

DEE’S TIP: – Remember to read and re-read your work before you send it to make sure it’s as good as it can be.

Good luck!


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Get those fingers tapping, and those stories coming. There are two great writing competitions for young Australian writers closing in April.

  1. Henry Lawson Society of NSW Literary Awards – Student. Closing Date: 9 April. Primary and Secondary prizes for poetry and short stories. For guidelines and entry forms, send SSAE (Stamped Self Addressed Envelope) to Henry Lawson Society of NSW Inc, PO Box 235, Gulgong NSW 2852 or email henrylawsongulgong@yahoo.com.au
  2. Woorila Poetry Prize – Closing Date: 10 April. Youth section: Prize $100. Entry fees apply. For more information, email woorila@tpg.com.au

Good luck and Happy Writing!


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