This community-based publishing house will not only publish the winners but also select the best work from the competition to be included in the anthology, which also includes work by invited established writers. It’s a terrific opportunity for emerging writers.
Competition guidelines and entry form are available on the Catchfire Press website.
Catchfire Press is also inviting submissions for the cover design of the book, ‘Home is the Hunter’. There will be a $200 prize for the winning entry and no entry fee. Details can be found here.
If you live in or have a connection to the Hunter, send your work to Catchfire Press before the closing date, 31st October 2015.
Prose (200 – 2000 word limit)
Poetry (up to 100 lines)
In each category:
First place – $350
Second place – $250
Commendations will be awarded
“How many ways are there to celebrate what the Hunter Valley means to you? Every family has a story about coming to the Hunter. From the earliest of times, people have been moving into the valley and making it their home. They have been attracted by the beauty and bounty of the place, sought refuge from war and adversity, followed job opportunities, gathered together with their families or come just to enjoy the lifestyle. Share your love, laughter, pain and tears with our readers.” Catchfire Press