Write Here! Write Now!

Announcing the annual Write Now! Short Story Competition

Calling all writers. Yarra Plenty Regional Library's Short Story Competition is here! Entires will be accepted from July 1 2015 until September 4 2015. This year there are three categories for entry.

The three categories are:

Junior (6-11 years) First prize $50.00; second $25.00

Young Adult (12-17 years) First prize $70.00; second $40.00

Open (over 18) First Prize $120.00; second $70.00

This year entries will be judged by Kalinda Ashton. Kalinda Ashton is a fiction writer. Her first novel, The Danger Game, was joint winner of the Sydney Morning Herald young novelists award and was published in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Winners will be announced in November and the winning entries and commended works will be published in an anthology. Looking forward to sharing the creative talents of our library community!

For more information, terms and conditions and a copy of the entry form please click here.

Any additional enquiries can be directed to Sarah at sschmidt@yprl.vic.gov.au