Call for Writers - Undergraduate Writing Prize
Calling all emerging writers: Australia’s richest undergraduate creative writing award is now open for entries.
Presented by the Emerging Writers’ Festival, The Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing will award $4000 to an undergraduate or honours student for the best work of creative writing.
$1000 will be awarded to the highest placed Monash University student.
It is the mission of the prize, now in its seventh year, to discover the work of new writers in Australia and New Zealand’s literary and educational communities. The 2018 award will be judged by expert panellists Alice Grundy (co-founder of Seizure), Nic Low (author of Arms Race and Other Stories) and Stuart Grant (Monash University).
The winners of the prize will be announced on the opening night of 2018 Emerging Writers’ Festival (Tuesday, 19 June 2019).
Monash University is the principal educational partner of the Emerging Writers’ Festival and the Monash Prize demonstrates both parties’ commitment to providing learning and career-advancement opportunities to Australia’s emerging literary voices.
Closing date for entries is midnight Sunday, 15 April 2018. Entries must be between 1500 – 3000 words.
First prize: $4000
Highest placed Monash University student: $1000
Genres: All types of creative writing including short stories, nonfiction narration and narrative verse.
Judges: Alice Grundy (co-founder of Seizure), Nic Low (author of Arms Race and other Stories) and Stuart Grant (Monash University).
Eligibility: Any university student enrolled in an undergraduate or honours degree in Australia or New Zealand may enter.
For more information visit www.emergingwritersfestival.org.au
Read more: http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/2018/02/entries-open-for-australias-richest-undergraduate-writing-prize/#ixzz596pVyDp9