ZineWest is an annual competition and print anthology for new writers,16 years and over, with a Western Sydney connection. We welcome any word-based creative work we can reproduce in a print A5 zine. We publish around thirty writers and ten local artists. This year, ZineWest is part of Writing Parramatta 2021 which is supported by a City of Parramatta Council Creative Economy Grant.
WritingEntryForm_ZW2021 Writing entries now closed
1st Prize: $400; 2nd: $300 & 3rd: $200 Commendations: Giramondo titles.
Co-Sponsored by the Writing and Society Research Centre, WSU.
Art Entries due 11 July. 1st Prize: $100 plus Runner-up Book award.
ZINEWEST 2020 winning artwork
ZINEWEST 2020 LAUNCH – Awards
ART AWARDS – JUDGE, SOPHIA KOUYOUMDJIAN, Director of Parramatta Artists Studios
Best Image: $100 – Erin Macnaught
Runner-up: Giramondo title – Marina Robins
WRITING AWARDS – JUDGE, LUKE CARMAN, Author and lecturer WSU
1st Prize $400 – Arna Radovich for Last Breath
2nd Prize $300 – Louise Loomes for The Still Point
3rd Prize $200 – Matilda Hart for Magic Deck
Highly Commended: Awards – Giramondo titles
Peter Cartwright for Bi@19
Erin Middleton for My Body Stands in the Mirror
Dorian Stoilescu for The Insomnias of Summer
Editor’s Award: Giramondo Title – Raqiya Ahmed for Colour the Crescent