2019 Elyne Mitchell Writing Award

posted in Competitions on 16 May, 2019

The Elyne Mitchell Writing Award commemorates the celebrated author of the Silver Brumby’s life and work, and has been established to encourage all writers to focus their stories on the Australian rural landscape.

Word limit: Up to 2500 words referencing an Australasian rural experience. 

Submit fiction or non-fiction on the theme of ‘New Beginnings‘.

Categories, entry fees and prizes:

  • Fiction or Non-Fiction Open Category – $15 per entry- 1 x $1000 prize money
  • Snowy Hydro Upper Murray Writers Category – $10 per entry – Open to residents of Towong, Snowy Valleys, Indigo, Wodonga & Albury Shires – 1 x $500 prize money
  • Bonus prizes
  • Open Photo Story Competition – Open to residents of  Australia and New Zealand – $5 per entry – great prizes to be won

Closing date: Thursday 22 August 2019.

More information can be found on the competition's website.


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Elyne Mitchell Writing Award