Society of Women Writers NSW

Time to challenge yourself, dust off your writing skills, put pen to paper or fingers to keypads. The Society of Women Writers’ biennial National Writing Competition is open to female writers who are Australian citizens or permanent residents, aged 18 years or over, members and non-members. Prizes awarded for categories of Short Story (Fiction), Short Story (Non-Fiction), and Poetry. Winning entries will also be considered for inclusion in The Society’s centenary anthology to be published in 2025.

GPO Box 1388, SYDNEY NSW 2001
Contact Name
Receiving Officer
Every 2 years
Closes 30 June 2021.
Fees detailed on website.

Poetry entries must be unpublished, and not entered in any other competition. Maximum 40 lines, typed on A4 paper with pen name only. Contact the Society for details about competitions and to confirm closing dates.

Every 2 years