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Port Writers Inc’s 2021 Open Literary Competition

Date: Sat July 31 2021 12:00 am to Sat July 31 2021 11:59 pm

Port Writers Inc are proud to announce its popular 2021 Open Literary Competition

Opens – 24 April 2021

Closes – Midnight 31 July 2021

Your choice of topic/theme. Categories and prizes are noted below. Download a copy of the Entry form and Entry Terms and Conditions to give yourself the best chance of winning. Entry fee $5 per entry. Winners announced September.

Port Writers welcomes your entry and wishes you good luck, and great writing!



Short Fiction to 2500 words

Non-Fiction to 2500 words

Poetry to 32 lines


PRIZES … for each category

1st $100

2nd $50

Commended Certificate

Hastings Prize for local author (best entry in any category) $50


WINNERS will be notified by email. Winners will be announced and awarded on Saturday 25th September 2021 at the Port Writers Inc meeting, held from 1 pm at the Rotary Community Centre, 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie, NSW.

All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form, with the entry fee.

ENTRY FEE is $5 per entry. There is a limit of three entries per competition category (so a maximum of nine entries overall per person).


For more information and entries, visit https://www.portwriters.com.au/2021open/

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