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2022 Blacktown Mayoral Creative Writing Prize

The 2022 Blacktown Mayoral Creative Writing Prize is open to adults and children who live in Blacktown city.

Awards & Prizes

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Oct 3, 2022

Location

New South Wales

Artform

Writing and Publishing

Entrants will write a short story or poem responding to the theme of What Now? The total prize pool is $1,600.

Overview

The 2021 Mayoral Creative Writing Prize is open to adults and children aged 8 years and above, who live in Blacktown city. The poems and short stories must be works of fiction.

Key Dates

Entries open: Friday 1st July, 2022
Entries close: midnight 3rd October, 2022
Presentation date: Thursday 8 December 2022 at 6 pm to 7 pm.
Venue: Max Webber Library Function Centre

Competition guidelines and criteria

Categories

All entries can be either poetry or short stories.
They will be judged in the following age categories, 8 – 11 years, 12 – 14 years, 15 – 17 years and adult (18+).
All entries must respond to the theme: What now?

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