FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018, Best Writing Award 2018 and the new Readings Residency Award 2018 have been announced. The Melbourne Prize Trust would like to thank all entrants this year.

Congratulations to the following finalists!

MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2018
Tony Birch
Gideon Haigh
Alison Lester
Christos Tsiolkas
Alexis Wright

BEST WRITING AWARD 2018
Judith Bishop
Angus Cerini
Kate Cole-Adams
Briohny Doyle
A. Frances Johnson
Maria Tumarkin
Sarah Krasnostein
Louise Milligan
Jock Serong
Jeff Sparrow

READINGS RESIDENCY AWARD 2018
Jamie Marina Lau
Micheline Lee
Marlee Jane Ward

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VOTING OPEN

Vote for your favourite finalist to win the $4,000 Civic Choice Award 2018. By casting your vote you will have a chance to win an overnight stay at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins — Melbourne’s Hotel for the Arts.

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The winners of the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 & Awards will be announced on this website on 14th November.

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Click here for Past Winners

The Melbourne Prize for Literature 2018 & Awards received record entries this year. The Melbourne Prize Trust would like to thank all entrants, nominators, the Victorian literary sector and the generosity of the 2018 Partners and Patrons whose support has made this year’s program possible.

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KEY DATES

ENTRIES OPEN
28th May 2018

ENTRIES CLOSE
9th July 2018 at 5pm

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS /
PUBLIC VOTING OPENS – CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2018

12th September 2018

PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF FINALISTS
12th to 26th November 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRIZE
& AWARD WINNERS

14th November 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT OF
CIVIC CHOICE AWARD 2018

23th November 2018

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