2014 ACT Writers Centre Awards

The ACT Writers Centre Awards are now open. The closing date for the awards is 5pm Friday 19 September 2014. Winners will be announced at the 2014 ACT Writers Centre Annual Awards Night in December.

Enquiries:

(02) 6262 9191 or admin(at)actwriters.org.au

17th Annual Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award

The Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award was established by Don McInnis to commemorate the life of his wife, a short story writer who lived in Canberra and passed away on 25 September 1997. The award is for an emerging ACT region writer (ie without a novel or a collection of short stories published or accepted for publication by a publisher with national distribution, at the closing date for submissions to the award)and entries must be between 1,500–3,000 words .
More Information: The Marjorie Graber-McInnis Short Story Award

Michael Thwaites Poetry Award

For an emerging ACT region poet (ie without a collection of poems published or accepted for publication by a publisher with national distribution, at the closing date for submissions to the award). Entries must not exceed 50 lines.
More Information: The Michael Thwaites Poetry Award

ACT Publishing Awards

Recognising, rewarding and promoting writing by ACT region authors that has been published by small publishers or self-published.
More Information: The ACT Publishing Awards
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Information coming soon about the Z4 Review Writing Award and the Anne Edgeworth award.