ENTRIES
NOW OPEN

The Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 and Awards are open to Victorian residents only. With a total prize pool over $100,000 and a new category, all writing genres are eligible. Open to published authors and produced playwrights and screenwriters, entry can be by an individual or by nomination.

Entries close 9 July 2018 at 5pm. For the online entry form click ENTER NOW.

Click here to download the Entry Guidelines.

NEWS

Entries are open

Victorian authors sharpen up for one of the country’s most valuable literature prize. Entries are open in the $100,000+ Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 & Awards.

Click here for the Media Release.

New Award

The new Readings Residency Award 2018 offers early career writers cash, travel and a residency in the University of Melbourne’s Norma Redpath Studio in Carlton.

KEY DATES

ENTRIES OPEN
28 May 2018

ENTRIES CLOSE
9 July 2018 at 5pm

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS /
CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2018 VOTING OPEN

12 September 2018

PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF FINALISTS
12 to 26 November 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT OF RECIPIENTS
14 November 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2018
23 November 2018

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