Literary Competition

The Literary Competition is jointly sponsored by the Independent Education Union of Australia: Qld & Northern Territory Branch (IEUA-QNT), The English Teachers Association of Queensland, and James Cook University. Now in its 55th year, our Literary Competition has attracted record numbers of entries in the past.

The 2014 Literary Competition is open to students from Years 6 to 12 and to teachers too! If you can pen a poem, write a short story and/or write a piece of non-fiction prose (Feature Article or Editorial), this is your chance to enter! There is a maximum of ten (10) entries per category, per school (students). A maximum of five (5) entries for teachers’ submissions.

There are cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries. Categories include: Section A (Years 11 and 12) Poem; Short Story; Non-Fiction Prose Section B (Years 9 and 10) Poem; Short Story Section C (Year 8 ) Poem; Short Story Section D (Years 6 and 7) Poem; Short Story Section E (Teachers) Short Story.

The competition closes on Friday 11 July 2014 with the presentation of awards being held at the Brisbane Multicultural Centre, 120 Main Street, Kangaroo Point on Wednesday 15 October 2014. Happy writing!


Winning entries and judges reports for 2013 are available now.

Section A (Years 11 and 12)

Section B (Years 9 and 10)

Section C (Year 8)

Section D (Years 6 and 7)

Section E (Teachers)

Garry's Grammar Day 2

Start Time: 8:40am
Date: Saturday 11th October 2014

After-school Forum- English Communication - 2014

Start Time: 3:30pm
Date: Thursday 16th October 2014



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