The Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers is open to all Australian secondary school-aged students.
There are three categories: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction and Poetry. Entries can include writing for readers of any age.
The prize winner in each category will receive:
The prize is judged by representatives from Hachette Australia and Express Media.
Entries for the 2021 Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers are now open and must be submitted before midnight (Sydney time) on Thursday 12 August.
Find out more here.
Are you are a writer?
The Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP)and Express Media invite you to enter the Sudden Writing competition (open to writers under 25 years of age).
If you win you will receive $500. You will have your work published on the Express Media website and receive a Voiceworks subscription. You will also receive a one-year membership to the AAWP.
Theme: Open (you can write about anything)
Submission window: 30 April 2021 – 31 July 2021 (midnight) AEDT