Writing Competition

Brought to you by Western Sydney Rainbow Connection​

Write, publish, inspire, connect


WSRC Writing Competition is looking for Western Sydney based writers to submit their original stories or poems around the theme: What’s it like living Queer in Western Sydney? Writers are encouraged to write about what it looks like to live in Western Sydney, perhaps the feeling of connections or the lack thereof. 

Winners will be announced December 6th, 2021

Stories and/or poems must be your own work and must not be previously published nor presented publicly.

Brought to you by Western Sydney Rainbow Connection

What’s involved?

Stories must be 750 words or less and your poetry must be no more than 60 lines. Titles are not considered part of the word count.

1. The deadline is 20th of November, 2021 at 5pm. Late entries will not be accepted.

2. All stories and/or poems should be inclusive to all LGBTQ+ Community Members of Western Sydney Rainbow Connections Community.

Submit your original story or poem about Living Queer in Western Sydney

Parental / Carer Consent

Simply download the pdf consent form and submit with your entry.

ACON and Western Sydney MRC acknowledge the traditional owners of all the lands on which we live and work and pay respects to LGBTQ+ Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander elders, leaders, Sistergirls and Brotherboys.