Presented in conjunction with Monash University, the Emerging Writers’ Festival requires students to submit a piece of creative writing between 1500-3000 words. It is a chance to gain experience and recognition in the literature community, with the winning student receiving a paid publication opportunity in The Emerging Writer, tickets to the 2013 Emerging Writers’ Festival and $4000 in cash.
All forms of creative writing will be accepted, including short stories, non-fiction narrative and narrative verse however chapters from longer pieces of work are excluded.
Entries are currently being taken, and will close on the 15th April 2013 at midnight. A shortlist of the top literary pieces will be released on May 10th.
Entry forms and further details can be found here.