Grieve Writing Competition

You know the measure of your love by the weight of your loss

Prize pool over $8500

Closes 8pm AEST, 28 May, 2018

Open to all Australians

Meet the Judges

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Enter a prose piece up to 500 words

Enter a poetry piece up to 36 lines

Read articles about The Grieve Project

Willy Wonka’s widow

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Our Grieve writing competition (open now) receives many stories and poems about dementia, Alzheimer's and other memory loss conditions.  The fabulous actor, Gene Wilder, suffered Alzheimer's and his widow wrote this very honest article in Rolling Stone magazine  about the toll this condition takes on carers. 40% of Alzheimer's caregivers…

Grief and Loss – ‘Tell it like it is’

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The Grieve writing competition accepts stories and poems on any topic related to loss. Loss of a job, loss of a home, mobility, a pet. Yes, death is a common theme in the stories and poems that are selected for the anthology, but the judges are also looking for fresh…

Grieve Writing Competition Has Now Opened

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The Grieve writing competition is now open. Enter a short story or a poem on the Grieve Project page. Grief is the human response to change and loss in our lives, such as the death of someone we love. It is a natural and normal response, which has a physical…

Grieve Anthology Winners 2017

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Such beautiful poems and stories were entered into the 2017 Grieve Writing Competition. Over 100 captivating, brave and compelling works by Australians were chosen to be published in the anthology Volume 5. Buy the anthology either in ebook or printed book form here Submit your poem or story into this…
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