Writers across Australia are invited to submit their works for the 2013 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
The Premier's Literary Awards was established in 1985 to showcase and recognise Australia’s literary talent, also celebrate Victoria’s strong literary culture.
With a total prize pool of $225,000, entries are open across five categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama and Writing for Young Adults. Twenty one writers will be shortlisted with each category winner receiving $25,000. Category winners will also go on to contend Australia’s single richest literary prize, the Victorian Prize for Literature which carries a further $100,000 in prize money.
Entries for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards close on Friday 13 September 2013. The 21 shortlisted books will be announced in late November, with the winners announced in January 2014.
For details go to http://wheelercentre.com/