— All submissions must be original, unpublished
works that have not previously won any competitions or prizes.
— Submissions may not currently be submitted or
under consideration for another publication
— All written submissions (fiction, narrative
non-fiction and interviews) must be maximum 2,000 words; poetry, maximum 50
lines; flash fiction, maximum 250 words
— Font size: 12-pt
— Double Spaced (Does not apply to poetry)
— Please upload your work as a Word.doc file.
— Do not include your name or details anywhere in
the document file. This is to ensure your work is read anonymously.
— You will need to include with your submission
with a cover letter that includes your name, a
50-word bio, email address and phone number.
— Written submissions are limited to one entry per
— There is an AUD$7.00 entrance fee for all
written submissions of waged applicants; however, we are willing to waive
submission fees for those in difficult circumstances.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about submission fees.
— All submissions must be received before 11.59pm 31st
of July 2017.
Visible Ink reserves the right to disregard any
works submitted that do not follow these guidelines.
We at Visible
Ink recognise the institutionalised violence and oppression of marginalised
voices, and encourage submissions from refugees, people of colour, members of
the LGBTI community, those of lower socio-economic backgrounds, those with
diverse backgrounds and those with impairments/disabilities.
*Unpublished refers to any work not published by print or online publications. Any works published on personal social media are therefore eligible for submission.