The Creative Writing NZ Short Story Prize 2024


The Creative Writing NZ website offers creative writing courses - and they have a new international short story competition now open for entries.  Here are the details...


Name: Creative Writing NZ Short Story Prize 2024

Country: NZ

Closing date: 11.59pm(NZST) on April 30, 2024.

Results announced: by June 30th, 2024.

1st prize: $1,000, a free creative writing course of the winners choice and publication on the Creative Writing NZ website.

Runners-up: $200 each.

Entry fee: $9

Word count: 3,000 words maximum.

Open theme/subject/genre




A great resource for writers is the Christopher Fielden website.

The site is packed full of writing tips, publishing advice, free writing resources and an extensive writing competitions list.

FFF recommend you book mark the following links. / flash-fiction-competitions



The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction. This competition is open to anyone worldwide and offers a grand prize of $2500, second prize of $1000, third prize of $500, and $100 to all finalists. All winners and finalists will be published in their special June 2024 competition issue. Please head over to the SmokeLong website where you can find out more about the competition and links to previous winners and all the entry details...



Creative Writing Ink is a great resource for writers - they offer on-line writing courses for all levels, they offer proofreading and critique services and help with self publishing...



New Writers - The New Writers Website has great resources and an up to date competition listing..


A good place for competition information is Almond Press..