Opps and Comps

Writers Victoria members can find a list of local, state and national writing opportunities and competitions in the Calendar.

Members are also notified about writing competitions and publishing opportunities in the weekly member enews; as well as ‘The Victorian Writer’ magazine, which members receive 6 times a year.

You can also visit the Writers Victoria library to have a look at the competitions folder, which is available for members to peruse at their leisure. The library is open from 10am to 4pm on weekdays.

Become a Writers Victoria member to start enjoying these and many more member benefits today!

Writers Vic competitions

Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Since 2008, the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition has aimed to support and profile emerging Victorian writers.

Applications for the 2018 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition open in May.

Partner competitions

Writers Victoria supports a number of partner awards and prizes, including the Deborah Cass Prize, Hazel Rowley Fellowship, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, Lord Mayor's Creative Writing Awards, Offset Magazine’s short story competition, the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction and more.

Past competitions