The Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards 2020 are open until May 3, 2020.
Free to enter.
Open to residents of Victoria. The awards support the talent and creativity of unpublished writers.
The Dorothy Porter Award for Poetry (Up to 100 lines)
Narrative Non-Fiction (No more than 5000 words)
Short Story set in Melbourne (No more than 5000 words)
Life Writing Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers (No more than 5000 words)
Feature – Script/Play (No more than 30 pages)
The winning entries will receive a $2000 category prize. The overall winner of the Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Award will win an additional $10,000. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for all categories.