Meredith Grant

Meredith Grant
Meredith Grant is an emerging Regional Victorian writer. She has been shortlisted for the Trudy Graham-Julie Lewis Lit. Awards for Prose, runner-up for the FAW Qld. Soapbox Article competition and most recently been awarded runner-up in the Writers Victoria Regional Members Writing Competition. She has also contributed to on-line Journals and had articles and personal memoirs published on-line. She studied Professional Writing and Editing at Ballarat University and has a strong focus on writing non-fiction. Her goal is to become a freelance writer where her contributions will cover her experience and knowledge on topics that sit close to her heart, including Australia's homeless epidemic, teenage depression and Australian adoption matters. She is currently working on her full length memoir she hopes to have published, until then her short memoir works are being submitted to various opportunities and competitions which she hopes will help raise her writing profile.

Current Literary Competitions / Opportunities



Calibre Prize closes 18 January 2016
Non-Fiction essays 3000-7000W
Prize $5,000
www.australianbookreview.com.au

Newcastle Short Story closes 31 January 2016
No theme, 2000W Max
Stories Published in Anthology 2016
1st Prize $2,000
www.hunterswritercentre.org

Busybird Great Novella Search 11 closes 1 February 2016
20,000-40,000W $25 entry
www.busybird.com.au

FAWQ Lit Awards - closes 31st March 2016
Short Story - 2000w Max
Flash Fiction - 250w Max
Selected entries published in Anthology

Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition closes 1 April 2016
600 words - Open Theme  $10 entry  $200 first prize / 2nd & 3rd prizes &  Commended Certificates
Must be an Australian resident, further details:
www.pcwc.org.au

Grieve Writing Competition 2016 - Hunters Writers Centre - closes 26 June 2016
500W - Enter as many times $11 per entry
Top 20 stories / poems published in anthology - reflect, explore, express any experience with grief and loss
www.hunterwriterscentre.org/grieve-project.html

FAWNSW Prose Competiton - closes August 2016
700W -
CAT A - Super short story
CAT B - Memoir
www.fawnsw.org.au

Mslexia Women's Memoir - closes September 2016
50,000W - Full length memoir
Update details when they come to hand
myslexia.co.uk



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