Update your calendar with this list of travel writing awards

 

With so many talented writers in our ranks, we should be entering more competitions. Here is a list compiled by Mark Daffey to help you plan ahead and put these dates in your calendars. Good luck!

 

John Borthwick – ASTW Travel Writer of the Year 2016

ASTW

https://astw.org.au

Entries close April 30

 

AFTA NTIA Awards – Best Travel Writer (Consumer)

http://www.afta.com.au/events/ntia

Entries open January 23, 2017

 

CLIA – Media Award

https://www.cruising.org.au/CLIA-Events/Cruise-Industry-Awards

 

Kennedy Awards – Outstanding Travel Writing

http://kennedyawards.com.au

Entries close July 1

 

NT Media Awards

https://www.meaa.org/nt-media-awards/

 

PATA Gold Award – Travel Journalism (Destination Article, Industry Business Article, Travel Guide Book, Travel Photograph)

https://www.pata.org/pata-gold-awards/

Entries close April 28 – *Rod Eime won this last year.

 

Queensland Clarion Awards

http://clarions.org

Entries open May

 

South Australian Media Awards

https://mediaentertainmentartsalliance.formstack.com/forms/sa_media_awards_copy

Entries close April

 

Tasmanian Media Awards

https://www.meaa.org/meaa-media/state-media-awards/tasmanian-media-awards/

Entries close March

 

Walkley Awards

http://www.walkleys.com/awards/

 

West Australian Media Awards

http://www.wamediaawards.com.au

Entries open June