Young Writers Award 2018

Young Writers Award 2018

ARE YOU A YOUNG WRITER?

The Rotary Club of Wangaratta is proud to present the Wangaratta Young Writers’ Award for 2018.

The award encourages you to develop your capacity and imagination through your writing.

All young people between the ages of 10-19 years are encouraged to put pen to paper and enter an original piece of writing in one of the following categories:

Prose [no more than 2000]

Poetry OR song lyrics [no more than 50 lines]

Digital format [one page of website or blog content]

PRIZES TO THE VALUE OF $1800

Winners will receive an invitation to the award presentation to be held following the Wang Lit Fest Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018 where prizes will be presented.

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Wangaratta Young Writers Award is run by the Rotary Club of Wangaratta and supported by the Rural City of Wangaratta. This inaugural award is to be held annually as a part of the Wang Lit Fest featuring the Rotary Wangaratta Book Fair.

We want to unearth local talent and inspire young people to be creative.

The award will recognise writing in three categories:

  • Prose
  • Poetry or song lyrics
  • Writing for a digital format

In each of these categories there will be a first, second and third prize.

ENQUIRIES & ENTRIES TO:

WANGARATTA LIBRARY
21 Docker Street, Wangaratta, 3677
Telephone: 03 5721 2366

Find out all about it and download the entry form at www.wanglitfest.com.au or collect an entry form from the library.
For more information contact project coordinator Claire Russell on 0429 566 922 or email youngwriters@wanglitfest.com.au