September 2019 | Submission opportunities in Australia

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

September 6 (closing):                NSW Creative Industries Residency Program. Subsidised space at the Powerhouse Museum Ultimo for individuals and organisations to work on projects and engage with public programs.https://maas.museum/residency/

September 10 (closing):              The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants: Round 3, 2019. Grants up to $10,000 to help emerging and early career artists with international development opportunities. See www.ianpotterculturaltrust.org.au/apply-for-a-grant/

September 15 (closing):              The ARKfest Play Submissions. ARK Theatre invites submissions of 10-minute plays, any genre, for performance at ARKFest Short Play Festival. https://www.facebook.com/events/493248214744322/?event_time_id=493248228077654

September 21 (closing):              2019 Andrew McMillan Emerging Writer’s Residency. The Northern Territory Writers Centre Residency includes two weeks hotel accommodation and travel assistance. Free for Writing NSW members and others. For rules, details: https://www.ntwriters.com.au/opportunity/2019-andrew-mcmillan-writers-residency/

September 22 (closing):              The 2019 Writing NSW Varuna Fellowships. Two Varuna residencies to WNSW members to develop poems, fiction or other works. Judges include Picador publisher Mathilda Imlah. See:https://writingnsw.org.au/support/funding-opportunities/writing-nsw-varuna-fellowship/

September 27: (closing, 5pm):   Red Room Poetry Object 2019. Free poetry writing competition for young people (Years 3 – 10) and their teachers. For more details on how to register your school, see: https://redroomcompany.org/projects/poetry-object/

September 30 (closing):              Spirit of Home: The 5th Manly Art Gallery Poetry Reading. Paid appearances with selected poems published in Verity La Journal. See https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/whats-on/call-out-poets-spirit-home?fbclid=IwAR0F3LPcOjdm_Bl8NubYRgW25nH7r3ySE2mxG6tA9KSP-Rjpsi34tTA3vzI

September 30 (closing):              Varuna-New England Writers Centre Fellowship. A one-week fellowship in 2020 at Varuna (Katoomba) with board, consultation and travel assistance. Available only to New England residents (current or former). Application fee: $15. For terms and conditions, see: http://www.newc.org.au/varuna-fellowship.html

 

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