The 2020 Daisy Utemorrah Award is now open for entries! The Daisy Utemorrah Award is for an unpublished manuscript of junior or YA fiction. The Award is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples currently living in Australia. Generously supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and the […]
The Deakin University Nonfiction Prize
Deakin University and Express Media are excited to announce their new partnership for 2019 with The Deakin University Nonfiction Prize, opening in early May. The Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers was started as a joint venture between Scribe Publications and Express Media in 2013, and has since been a unique […]
2019 Text Prize
Submissions for the 2019 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing are now open. The Text Prize aims to discover incredible new books for young adults and children by Australian and New Zealand writers. You have until Friday 8 February to send in your unpublished manuscript.
Nakata Brophy Prize for Young Indigenous Writers
Sponsored by Trinity College at the University of Melbourne and supporters, this prize, now in its fifth year, recognises the talent of young First Nations writers across Australia. In 2019, the prize will be awarded to the best short story (up to 3000 words in length) by an Indigenous writer who […]
Feast Short Story Competition 2018
FEAST SHORT STORY COMPETITION Are you a queer short story writer? We want to hear from you! Writers SA and Feast are partnering to run the 2018 Feast Short Story Competition. There are no limitations on genre or style, but please keep entries between 1000 and 3000 words. We are only […]
THE PRIME MINISTER’S LITERARY AWARDS: CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Prime Minister, the Hon Malcom Turnbull MP, and the Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, have announced the opening of entries for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (the Awards). This year marks 10 years of celebrating contemporary Australian literature.