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Fairfield, Queensland, Australia
Fairfield Writers Group is a mix of beginner and experienced writers who meet the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at the Brisbane City Council Library in Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre, Fairfield road, Fairfield, Queensland. Our passion is writing and we work hard at our craft. Our aim is to encourage, support and help each other to reach new heights in our writing. New members are always made welcome and usually whisked off to the local coffee shop at the end of meetings for sustenance and socialisation with the rest of the crew.

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Monday, August 2, 2010


Prose and Poetry Prizes 2010 from The New Writer magazine

Closing date 30 November

Established in 1997, one of the major annual international competitions for short stories, novellas, single poems, poetry collections, essays and articles; offers cash prizes as well as publication for the prize-winning writers in The Collection, special edition of The New Writer magazine.

Back copies are available at the TNW website:
Further information including guidelines and entry fees at: http://www.thenewwriter.com/prizes.htm
Writers can enter online at our secure credit card server at: http://www.thenewwriter.com/entryform.htm
Or, the entry form can also be downloaded from that page on the website and sent in the post with your entry.
Also, we can supply this years printed Entry Forms on request, and in bulk to writers' groups and organizations in the UK – just let us know, no SAE required.
The winners of the 2009 Prose & Poetry Prizes are announced on this webpage:

Writing Spirit Award 2010 – 2nd Round Fiction and Poetry Shortlist Announced

Writing4all is delighted to announce the 2nd round shortlist for fiction and poetry in this year's Writing Spirit Award competition:

The Thing with Feathers by Natalie Ryan
Hickory Hill by Rachael Foster
Dangerous Thoughts by Adam Bentzien
And Time Won by Kathleen Curtin
Garland by Ted Shudds

Playing Tennis, Snowman and others by Frank Farrelly
Mon-eyed Master Thieves, A Contrast and others by D.J. Browne
White Lies, Incandescent and others by Breda Joyce
Sunrise on a Misty Morning, The Winter of My Soul and others by Sue A. Morgan
Congratulations to all. The third round is now open to submissions and will conclude on 30 September, with announcement of the shortlist in mid-October. Full rules on how to enter can be read here: http://www.writing4all.ie/site/catalogues/entry/writing4all_writing/yes.htm

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