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2020 Calibre Essay Prize

Image text: $7,500 Calibre Essay Prize Judged by J.M. Coetzee, Lisa Gorton, and Peter Rose

Founded in 2007, the Calibre Prize is one of the world’s leading prizes for a new non-fiction essay, and is open to all essayists writing in English.

Submit essays of between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject. Essays of all kinds are welcomed: personal or political, literary or speculative, traditional or experimental.

Judges: J.M. Coetzee, Lisa Gorton, and Peter Rose.

Entry fees: Online entry (current ABR subscriber) – $15; Online entry (full-time student) – $15; Online entry (standard/non subscriber) – $25.

Prizes: First place will receive $5,000, and second place will receive $2,500.

Closing date: Wednesday 15 January 2020.

For more information, please visit the Australian Book Review website.


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