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Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes

Date: Wed March 31 2021 12:00 am to Wed March 31 2021 11:59 pm

Submissions are now open for The Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes (The Adas) 2021. Each year the Williamstown Literary Festival is delighted to convene the Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize and The Young Adas which are named after one of Australia’s finest colonial writers, Ada Cambridge. Entries for prose and poetry are open to all writers who live in Victoria.

  • Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize: $500 (entry fee $15)
  • Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize: $500 (entry fee $15 – 2 poems)
  • The Young Adas Prize: $250 (Free entry via Hobsons Bay City Libraries)

Submissions close Wednesday 31 March 2021.


Read the prose submission guidelines.

Read the poetry submission guidelines.


For more information and submissions, visit the Willy Lit Fest website here.

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