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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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Wednesday, May 25, 2011



ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize


Entry to the Australian Book Review short story prize – renamed the ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, in memory of the late Australian writer – is now open.


First prize: $5000

Three shortlisted stories: $1000 plus publication

Closing date: 30 June 2011

Prose and Poetry Prizes 2011
from The New Writer magazine

Closing date 30 November

Established in 1997, one of the major annual international competitions for short stories, microfiction, 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. 

Further information on the annual Prose & Poetry Prizes including guidelines and entry fees at:

Writers can enter online at our secure credit card server at:

Or, the entry form can also be downloaded from that page on the website and sent in the post with your entry.
The winners of the 2010 Prose & Poetry Prizes are listed on this webpage:

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