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Writers Contest & Cup 2022

June 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Writers Contest & Cup 2022

A night of Poetry and Storytelling

Not held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the famed Writers Contest & Cup is back for 2022, with registrations now closed for entrants to Short Story and/or Poetry categories.

Whether you see yourself as a beginner or the quite the pro with a pen – the Writers Contest & Cup is open to anyone, and everyone is encouraged to enter.

– $500 per category
with the Overall Winner taking home the perpetual cup till end of 2022, with their name engraved upon it
– $250 Encouragement Award

Registrations Open: Thursday 12 May 2022
Registrations Close: Monday 13 June 2022
Writers Contest & Cup: Thursday 16 June 2022

Three Hands Cafe, 446 Sydney Road Brunswick. Start time: 7pm.


  • As an entrant into the Cup, you’ll take to the podium to present your piece in front of an audience and judges, with entrants allowed 4 minutes for Short Story and 3 minutes for Poetry.
  • The contest is open to all, provided they are willing to present their original piece with a live spoken reading. No covers of existing pieces will be allowed in the contest. Original pieces only.
  • Entrants must have two pieces ready or prepared for the contest. Should they become a finalist from the first round, their second piece will need to be read out in the final round. The final round will consist of 3 people from both short story and poetry.
  • Most of all, the contest is designed to be a bit of fun, no matter your skill level or pen prowess!

Please view the full guidelines here.


June 16, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sydney Road Brunswick Association
9380 2005
View Organiser Website