July 2019 | Submission opportunities in Australia

JULY (ongoing):                   The Big Issue Magazine. Poems up to 150 words for the ‘Streetsheet’ page from anyone who has experienced homelessness, marginalisation or disadvantage. Details:https://www.thebigissue.org.au/contribute/ or email editorial@bigissue.org.au

JULY 8 (opening):                The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants: Round 3, 2019. Grants up to $10,000 to help emerging and early career artists with international professional development opportunities. Closes 10th September 2019. More details: https://www.ianpotterculturaltrust.org.au/apply-for-a-grant/

JULY 12 (closing, 5pm):       The Next Chapter: The Wheeler Centre Support Scheme. $15,000 grants to assist writers of poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction or graphic novels to develop their own work. Free entry, for Australian citizens. For guidelines, see https://thenextchapter.wheelercentre.com/how-do-i-apply/eligibility

JULY 19 (closing, 5pm):       The National Library of Australia 2020 Creative Arts Fellowships. Two $10,000 grants to support writers and artists accessing the Library for a project. Seehttps://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/creative-fellowships or https://nla.smartygrants.com.au/2020creativearts

JULY 28 (closing):                KSP Writers’ Centre 2020 Residency Program – Emerging Writers. Two residencies in the Perth Hills region, Western Australia, for existing and new KSP Centre members. For this and Next Gen Residencies (deadline: August 25), see https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/residency-program.

JULY 29 (closing):                Bundanon Trust Artist-In-Residence Grants 2020. Residencies for Australian and overseas writers to develop, research or create new work. For more details, see:https://bundanon.com.au/residencies/2020-residencies/

JULY 31 (closing):                Newcastle Writers Festival 2020. Call for submissions from established or emerging writers interested in launching their books, hosting masterclasses and presentations, etc. For guidelines on how to apply, see: https://www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au/call-for-submissions/.

JULY 31 (closing):                Southerly Journal 80th Anniversary Edition. Newcomers and previously published contributors invited to submit on themes of legacies, cultural and literary elders, etc.https://southerly.submittable.com/submit

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