Young Writers’ Award

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The Young Writers’ Award is open until December 17, 2018.

Free to enter.

The award has two categories:

1. The Children’s Picture Book category

A short, structured story to 250 words, fiction or non-fiction.

Story only, no illustrations required.

The winning story will be professionally illustrated and produced as a 32-page hard copy book and in e-book format.

2. The Children’s Short Story category

A work of short fiction between 850 and 1000 words.

Story only, no illustrations required.

The winning story will be illustrated and produced as an early reader hard copy book of between 32 and 64 pages and in e-book format.

Each shortlisted entry will receive a $150 Redgum Book Club voucher and Certificate of Achievement. The winner of each category will receive a $250 Redgum Book Club voucher.

Entries are open to children in the 9 to 13 age group. The writer must be either an Australian citizen, or resident in Australia for at least two years prior to the year of publication, or hold permanent residency status for Australia.

A maximum of two entries are allowed in total. The work must not have been previously published. The work must be in English.

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