The SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition is searching for the next generation of bold new voices that reflect the diversity of contemporary Australia, providing them with a platform to share their unique experiences and perspectives.
Writers aged 18 and over are invited to submit a memoir piece of 1,000-2,000 words on the topic of ‘Growing up in diverse Australia’. The winning submission will be awarded a $5,000 prize to further their storytelling future, as well as having their story published on SBS Voices.
Entries will be judged by acclaimed author Melissa Lucashenko, winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin award for her novel Too Much Lip, and Benjamin Law, creator and co-writer of the award-winning SBS TV program The Family Law and editor of Growing Up Queer in Australia.
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