Submissions Around Town: March
Elsewhere is looking for prose poetry and flash fiction that lives on the outskirts, where things are always almost said. Works feature online alongside beautiful photography. There is no closing date, but a new edition is published every two months.
Overland will be publishing work by new and emerging writers in a special online edition in mid-April. Writers will be paid $100 per story. Submissions close Monday March 10.
Writing the Walls Down, a multi-genre anthology that will explore the physical and metaphorical significance of walls in the lives of LGBTQ people, is accepting stories from international authors until Tuesday April 1 (submissions have been extended to this date, so please ignore the January deadline on their call out page).
The Tabor Adelaide Creative Writing Awards are open for entries with the theme ‘homecomings’ until Friday March 7.
The Henry Lawson Verse and Short Story Competition is accepting entries in a number of verse and short story categories until Friday March 28. A $2500 prize pool is up for grabs.
The FAW Queensland Poetry Competition is looking for poetry with passion, beauty and an understanding of life and its complexities until Monday March 31. First prize is $200, and two encouragement awards are worth $50.
MENTORSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS and OPPORTUNITIES
Lip Magazine is currently searching for a Managing Editor, who will oversee the daily running of the Lip website. This is a voluntary position that requires a commitment of 2 to 4 hours a day, depending on the amount of content to manage. Candidates will need a demonstrated ability to manage a team of writers and editors in addition to writing skills and a familiarity with Lip. Applications close Monday March 10.
Soot Magazine is seeking freelance writers with an interest in music, pop culture, literature and fashion to make ongoing contributions to the Soot website. This is an internship role, though a good way to build your profile. As bonus, you’ll also have the opportunity to interview some big-name artists, actors and performers.
The Melbourne Fringe Festival is looking for a part time Associate Producer (Keynote Project), and an Artists Services Coordinator to liaise with artists and handle core administrative tasks. Applications for both positions close Friday March 21.
The Guardian is filling a variety of roles in both Sydney and Melbourne – reporters, a subeditor, a PR/marketing manager and a deputy comment and culture editor, among others. Take a look at their website for full position descriptions.