Nominations are now open for the 2024 Mona Brand Award for Stage and Screen Writers – Early Career Writer Award valued at $10,000.
The total prize money in 2024 is $40,000, which is awarded over the following two categories:
- the Mona Brand Award ($30,000) is open to women and non-binary writers for a body of outstanding work displaying broad array and which has been widely performed or screened to critical acclaim. The winner is determined by the judges. There is no application process.
- the Early Career Writer Award ($10,000) is open to women and non-binary writers who are in the early stages of their career and have had a compelling, professional work first produced or broadcast or screened between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2023.
It is free to nominate yourself, or another writer for this award.
Nominations close Monday 5 February 2024 5pm AEST.
For more information, visit the State Library New South Wales website here.