All poems entered for the prize must be single poems with a maximum length of 50 lines and be no more than 1,000 words in total. Entry fees: AUD$15 and AUD$20. The winner will receive AUD$15,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.
The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished. Stories can be on any theme or subject. The maximum length of submissions is 4,000 words. The entry fee is £8. 1st prize is £1,000, 2nd prize is £700, 3rd prize is £400.
€1,000 for the best poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11. The winning poem will appear in the summer issue of The Caterpillar. Anyone over 16 can enter, as long as the poem is previously unpublished. The entry fee is €12 per poem.
The competition is open to new and established writers, provided they live outside the UK and are 18 or over. Applicants are invited to write a radio play of approximately 53 minutes in length. Two winners will each receive £2200. Entry is free.
Essay topics might include art, history, literature, education, personal narratives, and music as they relate to medicine and should be no longer than 1600 words in length. The winner will receive $3,000. Entry is free.
The Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine is an annual international award for an unpublished poem on a medical subject. Poems must written in English. Entry fees: £2 and £7.
You may submit one short fiction that illustrate, explore, or illuminate the impact of climate change on humanity and/or the Earth. The winner will receive a $1,000 prize. Entry is free.
Entries must be a single essay of 3,000 to 6,000 words, written in English. Essays can be on any non-fiction subject. The entry fee is AU$25. The winner will receive AU$5,000
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18. Poems are invited that deal with any aspect of nature and place. Entry fees: £6 for first poem. 1st prize: £1000