Note: This page is a space for AAWP-related opportunities in creative writing and research. For non-AAWP prizes and activities, see the News thread
AAWP SC CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE
Full terms and conditions here
AAWP X UWRF EMERGING WRITERS’ PRIZE
- 2018 – Sophie Overett: ‘Sea Wife’
- 2017 – Andrew Drummond: ‘Song of Shadows’
- 2016 – Annabel Wilson: ‘Quire’
CHAPTER ONE PRIZE
AAWP/ASSF EMERGING WRITERS’ SHORT STORY PRIZE
Enter your short story to the AAWP/ASSF Short Story Prize for your chance to win.
If you win you will receive — a ticket to the Australian Short Story Festival (ASSF), accommodation for the duration of the festival (maximum value $500) and return economy airfares (maximum value $500).
In addition, you will receive a one-year annual membership to the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) and fully subsidised conference fees to attend the annual conference of the AAWP, where you are invited to read from your work. The editors at Meniscus will consider your work for publication.
Take advantage of this stunning opportunity to celebrate the craft of writing at the Australian Short Story festival. Be welcomed in to the thriving community of writers within the AAWP. Enter your short story and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.
For terms and conditions, and how to apply, click here
NOTE: The deadline for this prize has been extended to July 31!
AAWP POSTGRADUATE PRIZE— THEORETICAL STREAM
- 2017 – Ruth Armstrong (UTS, Sydney): ‘Paper Cranes’
- 2016 – Rachel Franks (University of Sydney): ‘Stealing stories: Punishment, profit and the Ordinary of Newgate’
- 2016 (Highly Commended) – Jason Nahrung’s (University of Queensland): ‘Stolen Futures: The Anthropocene in Australian science fiction mosaic novels’
- 2015 – Amelia Walker (University of South Australia): ‘Re-Collecting the Self as An o/Other: Creative writing research matters’
- 2015 (Highly Commended) – Caitlin Maling (Sydney University): ‘Collage and ecopoetry in Brian Teare’s Companion Grasses’
- 2014 – Lisa Smithies (Melbourne University): ‘Playing with Gaps: Cognitive Science and the Creative Writer’.
- 2014 (Highly Commended) – Shari Kocher (Melbourne University): ‘Flying into the eye of the volcano: Dickinson’s volcano imagery in Anne Carson’s Autobiography of Red’.
- 2016 – Rowena Lennox (University of Technology Sydney): ‘Coolooloi’
- 2016 (Highly Commended) – Caitlin Malling (University of Sydney): ‘Spending a Month with William Stafford in Oregon’
- 2015 – Amelia Walker (University of South Australia): ‘“I” has to give: Rethinking Bloom’s apophrades and/as ghostly Derridean gifts’