Tuesday 24 June 2014

2014 Henry Handel Richardson Writing Competition - Deadline 31 July, 2014

To celebrate Richardson and her work the Henry Handel Richardson Society of Australia launches the 2014 Writing Competition, sponsored by Text Publishing.

Closing date: 31 July, 2014

Judge: Helen Garner

Winners will be announced at The Wheeler Centre, November 9, 2014
Clive Probyn, President of the Society and world expert on Richardson will deliver an address on Richardson’s work at this event.

Story/Essay (may be fiction, memoir, personal essay or essay): up to 5000 words. Open to anyone over the age of 18 years. Overseas entries welcome. As the Society aims to stimulate enjoyment, study and general interest in Richardson’s work, any links to her and/or her work in entries are welcome but not mandatory.

First Prize: $1500, plus $400 in books from Text Publishing
Second Prize: $500, plus $200 in books from Text Publishing
Third Prize: $250, plus $150 in books from Text Publishing

Entry fee: $10

2014 Competition Entry Guidelines

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