6 March 2019
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 in an exclusive creative writing workshop and special event at the 2018 Melbourne Writers Festival. Prize winners will also receive a $500 cash prize and a book pack courtesy of Hachette Australia. The prize recognises excellence in three creative writing categories: fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
The Prize is named after and supported by international best-selling author John Marsden, sponsored by Hachette Australia and administered by Express Media. The prize is judged by John Marsden, alongside representatives from Hachette Australia and Express Media.
Submissions for The 2019 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers open Monday 15 April and
close AEST 11.59pm Sunday 30 June.
Submissions open Monday 15th April 2019
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize is generously supported by Hachette Australia.