HarperCollins Publishers Australia is delighted to announce that entries for the 2020 Banjo Prize are open!
HarperCollins launched The Banjo Prize in 2018 in a quest to find Australia’s next great storyteller.
The Banjo is open to all Australian writers of commercial fiction, offering the chance to win a publishing contract with HarperCollins, with an advance of $15,000. Two runners-up will each receive a written assessment of their manuscript from HarperCollins.
Applicants are required to submit a full manuscript of adult commercial fiction, a 500-word synopsis and a 200-word biographical statement. Any Australian resident aged 18 or older is eligible to enter.
For how to enter, and more information, click here.