The Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers is a developmental award open to Australian secondary school-aged students across the nation.
The prize recognises writing excellence in three categories: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction and Poetry. Entries can include writing for readers of any age.
The prize winner in each category will receive:
- $500 courtesy of Hachette Australia
- publication of their work on the Express Media website
- their names and an acknowledgement printed in Voiceworks, Australia’s premier youth literary journal.
All fifteen shortlisted writers will:
- Be invited to participate in a writing masterclass
- Attend an exclusive Q&A with Will Kostakis
- Attend a special showcase event
- Receive a book pack of YA Titles courtesy of Hachette Australia
Entries are now open and close at 11:59pm on 12 August.
Find out more and enter here: https://expressmedia.org.au/programs/hachette-australia-prize/