Calibre Essay Prize now open!
|Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the twelfth Calibre Essay Prize, Australia’s premier prize for a non-fiction essay. All essayists writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live. Entries must be submitted online via our website. Discounted entry is available for current ABR subscribers and bundled subscription and entry packages are also available. The Prize is worth a total of AU$7,500.
We welcome original essays of between 3,000 and 6,000 words, written in English.
Judges: Andrea Goldsmith, Phillipa McGuinness, and Peter Rose
Deadline for entries is 15 January 2018
The first prize is AU$5,000 with a supplementary prize of AU$2,500
Visit our website for more information about the 2018 Calibre Essay Prize or to enter online. Please read our Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting us with queries about the Calibre Prize.
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