Adult Writing Competition
2011 Adult Writing Competition
Theme: Déjà vu
- Short Story – maximum 2,500 words
- Non-fiction – maximum 2,500 words
- Writing for Children – maximum 2,500 words
- Poetry – maximum 50 lines
Entries exceeding the word or line count will be disqualified.
Prizes (per category):
First – $400
Second – $200
Third – $100
Highly Commended certificates may also be awarded
Total prize pool – $2,800
Entry Fee: $12 per entry; multiple entries are permitted.
Deadline: 14 August 2011
Originality: All entries must be original and the work of the stated author only. Any entries found to be plagiarised will be excluded from the competition, and, if prizes have been awarded, they must be returned.
Judging: The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Notifications: Award winners will be notified by email and/or phone.
Copyright: Copyright of entries remains with the author.
Publication: The Committee of the Gold Coast Writers’ Association Inc. reserves the right to publish the winning entries, without payment, on the Association’s website and in a commemorative eBook.
Presentation of Prizes: Prizes will be presented at the GCWA Annual Literary Luncheon in September 2011.
Prize monies will be paid electronically to the winner/s who are unable to attend the presentation in person.
Submissions and Payment: Entries are to be submitted online via goldcoastwritersassociation.submishmash.com/Submit
Payment must be made online via credit card or PayPal as part of the submission process.
Additional submissions may be added by loggin in to the site and submitting another entry.
Note: If you are unable to use the online submission form, please contact us direct info[at]goldcoastwriters.org.au or via our contact form.