Opportunities, competitions and workshops

We love seeing Sisters in Crime members succeed – submit your story or novel to a publisher or competition here:

Big Sky Publishers call out for True Crime manuscript submissions
For further information on how to submit, click here.

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Win £5,000 in cash prizes and publication. Any theme and any genre. Poetry up to 40 lines. short fiction up to 2,000 words. Entry fee: Poetry £12. Short Fiction £18. Closes Wednesday 31 August. Enter here.

Anthology Magazine Short Story Competition: Open to original and previously unpublished short stories in the English language. Theme: courage. Maximum length: 1,500 words. Writers can submit as many entries as they wish. €500 cash prize. Free entry. Closes Wednesday 31 August. More info here.

The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund: The fund supports emerging, midcareer and established Australian writers and literary sector workers. Applicants can apply for grants between $2,000 and $10,000 for travel-based career development. Closes 5 September. More info here.

Gladstone Area Writers’ Group Writing Competition for poetry and short stories. Adults: First Prize $300; Second Prize $125; Third Prize $75. Secondary Students: First Prize $100; Second Prize $75; Third Prize $50. Adult entry fee $10. Students free. Closes 30 September. More info here.

Anthology Magazine Poetry Award: €500 cash prize for best poem on the theme of Dreams. Early Bird:  31 July 2022 – €10 per poem. €15 per poem. Closes 31 October. More info here.

Want to submit an opportunity, competition or workshop? Email to us here.