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Date: Tue August 1 2023 9:40 am to Thu August 31 2023 11:59 pm

With: Midsumma Festival

The Pearl Prize theme for 2024 is A Brave(R) Space.

The Pearl Prize is presented with Osborne and Fawkner Publishing and supported by Midsumma Festival. A writing award where Queer writers have a platform for self-expression through the writing landscape and into publication.

Writers can submit writing in any form of prose or poetry to a literary panel and begin their journey in the Australian writing scene. 15 finalists will be selected and published and the winner of the Pearl Prize announced during Midsumma Festival 2024 at two Melbourne bookstores. The publication will be released during Midsumma Festival and available to purchase. The Pearl Prize 2024 is proudly part of Midsumma Festival’s A Brave(R) Space arts programming.

Submissions close Thursday 31 August 11.59pm AEST.

For more information about the prize and how to enter, visit the Midsumma website here.

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