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.

Anthology Creative Competitions 2024: Prizes for original, unpublished short stories, written in English with a maximum of 1,500 words. 1st: €1,000; 2nd €250; 3rd €150. Entry fees: Early bird fee – €15: December – March 2024; Standard fee: €18: April – July 2024. Closes 31 July. Info here.

The ASA/Varuna Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency. Writers under the age of 35 and who are unpublished are invited to apply for a two-week residency at the Varuna Writers’ House (accommodation and food included), a one-hour consultation with a Varuna consultant, and a year’s membership to the Australian Society of Authors. Entries close 31 July 2024. Bookings here.

2024 Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing. Now open for entries. Crime Fiction (1st Prize: $500); The New England Award ($250); Prize for Crime Non-fiction (1st Prize: $500); Emerging Authors Award (over 18 years) ($250); Poetry (1st Prize: $500); Youth ($150). Entry fee $10 for (18 years +); $5 (under 18 years). Closes Friday 27 September. Enter here.

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