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AAWP – Various Prizes

With great pleasure, we draw your attention to an exciting suite of prizes and opportunities for emerging writers offered by the AAWP and partner organisations in 2019.

  • AAWP/Slow Canoe Creative Nonfiction Prize – new in 2019, closing  Deadline extended to 31 July 2019

Take advantage of this stunning opportunity to celebrate the craft of creative nonfiction. Be welcomed in to the thriving community of writers associated with AAWP and the Slow Canoe Live JournalEnter your work of creative nonfiction 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 30 June 2019

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.

  • AAWP/ASSF Emerging Writers’ Short Story Prize, closing 31 July 2019

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, on any theme, and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.

  • AAWP/UWRF Emerging Writers’ Prize, closing 31 July 2019

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 this year’s theme of Karma and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.

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