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2021 Richell Prize for Emerging Writers

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Richell Prize is again open to unpublished writers of adult fiction and adult narrative non-fiction.

To enter submit:

  • the first three chapters of the work with a maximum word length of 20,000 words;
  • a one-page synopsis;
  • a chapter breakdown of the rest of the work, no more than two A4 pages long
  • a statement up to 750 words about how winning the prize will further your writing career, to be entered in the online form at the time of submission.

Prize: The winning entry will receive $10,000 and a 12-month mentorship with Hachette Australia.

Closing date for entries: Friday 9 July 2021.

For more information, please visit the Emerging Writers’ Festival website.

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