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AAALS Creative Writing Competition




The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS), together with the American Australian Association, welcomes submissions to the second annual creative writing competition, which includes the following three prizes:

  • AAALS Fiction and Nonfiction Prize
  • AAALS Poetry Prize
  • AAALS Indigenous Writers Prize (NEW)

The winner of each prize will be awarded:

  1. US$500
  2. Publication in Antipodes journal (subject to editorial revisions)
  3. Hard copy of the journal in which work is published
  4. Online poetry reading co-sponsored by the American Australian Association


15 February, 5pm EST 2022

Entry Fee

Free to AAALS members or US$20 per submission for non-AAALS members. Submission payments can be made online via PayPal ( to [email protected]. Or become a member of AAALS by visiting The entry fee includes a one-year digital subscription to the journal Antipodes.

Submission Guidelines

Submit entry through Digital Commons by creating an account and following the instructions:

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