Hey FABOsters, if you love FABO writing competitions and want more, we may be able to help!
If we hear about other writing competitions run by other people, we’ll add links here.
– Competitions –
• Young NZ Writers competition
• Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition is open to NZ writers aged 16 to 21
• Commonwealth Essay Competition
• Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
• National Flash Fiction Day
• National Schools Poetry Award
• Poetry Box – fabulous poetry comp for children
• ‘Re-Draft’ and ‘Write On!’ – The School for Young Writers, and for 7-19 year olds
• Sargeson Prize
• Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story contest
• Smart Alex creative writing competition for secondary students
• Teen Ink – non-fiction, poetry, fiction writing competitions
• The Pikihuia Awards – fiction writing competition for Maori students
• Write off line – NZ Secondary School Writing Competition
• Sunday Star Times Short Story Award – secondary school students
• Writing competitions for teenagers judged by teenagers
– Submissions to Magazines for Young Writers –
• Starling is an online magazine for writers aged under 25
• fingers comma toes is an online journal for children and young adults
Disclaimer: We’ll only add links on this page we’re pretty sure are okay, but it’s up to you to confirm the legitimacy of the competition/magazine before entering or submitting.