The Australasian Association of Writing Programs is offering an exciting suite of prizes and opportunities for emerging writers in 2018:
AAWP/ASSF Emerging Writers’ Short Story Prize, closing 31 May 2018
Celebrate the craft of writing at the Australian Short Story Festival. Be welcomed into the thriving community of writers within the AAWP. Enter your short story and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.
AAWP/UWRF Emerging Writers’ Prize, closing 30 June 2018
Take advantage of this stunning opportunity to celebrate the craft of writing at South East Asia’s largest and most exciting literary festival, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival. Be welcomed into the thriving community of writers within the AAWP. Enter your short story or poem and take advantage of this generous publication pathway and networking opportunity for emerging writers.
‘Chapter One’, the AAWP’s Publication Pathway for Emerging Writers, closing 30 July 2018
Fast track your writing journey in a fiercely competitive market. Receive a written appraisal of your work from an established literary author and a letter of recommendation to the University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP). If your full manuscript is as robust as ‘Chapter one’, you may secure a publishing contract with UWAP.
These prizes represent three fantastic opportunities for emerging writers working across a range of genres. Made possible with the generous support of our partner organisations, they include esteemed publication and networking opportunities, cash prizes and the chance to present your work in front of enthusiastic and international audiences. Further information, including terms and conditions for each opportunity, is available on the prizes page of the AAWP website.