Do you love writing? Do you love entering book-related competitions?


If so, keep an eye on this page because we will continually add any competitions we find out about. And if you hear of any, please let us know.

Win a school mural by Stephen Michael King

For details on how to enter visit the Puffin website below.



CBCA Writing Competition

Create a picture book or story book that tells an original story, using original text and illustrations.


Tim Winton Young Writers

Stay tuned for Tim Winton's competition for young writers with more details to come. 

Write the World Writing Competitions

Write the World holds monthly competitions, developed around a particular idea or genre of writing.


Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Competition

Competition participants are invited to use this year's optional theme to inspire their entries.


Oxford University Press - Storyathon

A unique online writing challenge to write a microstory of exactly 100 words based on a particular theme. 

Connecting Through Creativity

We challenge YOU to get creative using a method of visual storytelling to explore the topic of CONNECTIVITY during the global COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

In 800 words, describe some scientific research that has delivered a solution that you believe could change the future for our planet.

2021 Premier's Anzac Student Tour Competition

Ten student ambassadors will represent Western Australia on the 2021 Premier’s Anzac Student Tour. Students in Years 8-11 this year can now enter the competition for a place on the tour.

National History Challenge

The National History Challenge is a research-based competition for students. It gives students a chance to be an historian, researching world history and examining Australia’s past.

  • Facebook


Dymocks Busselton

  • Instagram

08 97544410

© 2020 by The Book Lover. Proudly created with