The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Poetry Winner – Aleksandr Little

Aleksandr Little’s story A Kriol Love Call has been awarded The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers in the category of poetry. Aleksandr was presented with the award online at the National Young Writers Festival at a special event, and won a $500 cash prize, an exclusive book pack from Hachette Australia and acknowledgement of […]

The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Fiction Winner- Soledad Musk

Soledad Musk’s story My Mother Wanda has been awarded The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers in the category of fiction. Soledad was presented with the award online at the National Young Writers Festival at a special event, and won a $500 cash prize, an exclusive book pack from Hachette Australia and acknowledgement of […]

The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Creative Nonfiction Winner – Zainab Safi

Zainab Safi’s story Cigarettes and Gasoline has been awarded The 2020 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers in the category of creative nonfiction. Zainab was presented with the award online at the National Young Writers Festival at a special event, and won a $500 cash prize, an exclusive book pack from Hachette Australia and acknowledgement of […]

Submissions for The 2019 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Open April 15th

The John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers is a developmental award open exclusively to Australian secondary school students in categories of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. For young writers aged 12 to 17, the prize provides an unforgettable experience. Fifteen shortlisted writers receive feedback on their work, are invited to meet John Marsden, and participate […]