The Tasmanian Writers Centre is proud to announce the inaugural Emerging Tasmanian Aboriginal Writers Award as part of the 2017 Tasmanian Writers & Readers Festival and Hidden Stories program.

The Award will be judged by a panel of three:

Prize money of $1,200 will be awarded at the discretion of the judges alongside professional support via membership to the Tasmanian Writers Centre. No correspondence will be entered into regarding the judges’ final decisions.

Awards will be presented on the evening of Thursday 14 September, 2017 at the Theatre Royal alongside the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes Shortlist announcement at the Tasmanian Writers & Readers Festival Opening Night.

All applications must be typed and submitted in PDF format. Please ensure that you keep the original copy of your work.

Applications are due in our office by COB on 31 July 2017.
Late applications will not be accepted.

Click here to download the Entry Form