The Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) annual prizes are now open. Further information for each opportunity is available on the prizes page of the AAWP website.
- AWP/UWRF Translators’ Prize, closing 31 July 2020
Introducing this new opportunity in 2020: this prize celebrates the art of translation, and is open to translators at any stage of their career, working in poetry or prose.
- AAWP/SC Creative Nonfiction Prize, closing 30 June 2020
Send in up to 3000 words of your best unpublished narrative -driven creative nonfiction and you could win $500 cash plus an invitation to attend the AAWP annual conference as a guest of the AAWP.
- AAWP/ASSF Emerging Writers’ Short Story Prize, closing 31 July 2020
Celebrate the craft of writing at the Australian Short Story Festival. Be welcomed into the thriving community of writers within the AAWP. Enter your short story and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.
- AAWP/UWRF Emerging Writers’ Prize, closing 31 July 2020
Take advantage of this stunning opportunity to celebrate the craft of writing at South East Asia’s largest and most exciting literary festival, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival. Be welcomed into the thriving community of writers within the AAWP. Enter your short story or poem on the 2020 festival theme Mulat Sarira: Self Reflection and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.
- ‘Chapter One’, the AAWP’s Publication Pathway for Emerging Writers, closing 31 July 2020
Fast track your writing journey in a fiercely competitive market. Receive a written appraisal of your work from an established literary author and a letter of recommendation to the University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP). If your full manuscript is as robust as ‘Chapter one’, you may secure a publishing contract with UWAP.