Opportunities for Poets

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Opportunities for Poets

  • UNSW Press: Open for submissions - no closing date specified
  • Storming the City is a Writeability program from Writers Victoria designed to see writers with disability recognised, celebrated and employed in the City of Melbourne. Applications are open to writers within Australia, but preference will be given to Victorian writers. - Closing 11:59pm Friday 21 April
  • National Library of Australia: Creative Arts Fellowships - Closing Wednesday 26 April
  • ABPA's Under the Silver Tree Competition is seeking poetry from writers aged 16 years and over - Closing Sunday 30 April
  • Boundless Festival 2023: Call for curator submissions. Writing NSW development program for emerging literary curators from First Nations or culturally diverse backgrounds.- Closing midnight, Sunday 7 May
  • Publishable - Queensland Writers' Centre Manuscript Development program - Closing Tuesday 9 May
  • Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards for School Students - Closing Friday 30 June
  • The Farm Margaret River 2024 Funded Residency program - eight week residency with $7500 funding in Western Australia’s South West region - Closing Tuesday 1 August

Journal and Anthology Submissions

  • Backstory Journal, Swinburne student anthology - Closing Tuesday 25 April
  • Voiceworks #103: 'Doll' - Closing Sunday 30 April
  • Plumwood Mountain - Submissions reopen in April
  • Rabbit #38: 'ARCHIVE' guest co-edited by Anne Casey and Jason Wee - Closing 11:59pm Friday 28 April
  • Going Down Swinging #43: Hell & High Water - Closing Tuesday, 2 May
  • Hello Keanu! A Poetry Anthology Emily Sun and Sarah Yeung invite poetry submissions from across the continent for an anthology dedicated to the actor Keanu Reeves - Closing Friday 12 May
  • Island is open for poetry submissions to the print magazine - Closing 5pm, Monday 15 May
  • Cordite #110: 'POP!', with poetry guest-edited by Rebecca Jessen and Zenobia Frost - Closing 11:59pm Sunday, 21 May
  • Portside Review - Submissions open year round
  • Overland - Submissions ongoing

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