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AAWP/Slow Canoe Creative Nonfiction Prize

In 2019, The Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) and the Slow Canoe Live Journal are partnering to present the inaugural AAWP SC Creative Nonfiction Prize for emerging writers across Australasia.

Submit your best unpublished, narrative-driven nonfiction of up to 3000 words, whether it be in essay, profile, memoir, article, or hybrid form.

Emerging writers will not have a full-length, single-authored, commercially-published, print publication in fiction or creative nonfiction.

Word limit: 3,000 words.

Cost: $20 per entry.

Prizes: The winner will receive a $500 cash prize as well as fully subsidised fees to attend the annual conference of the AAWP, where you are invited to read from your work. You will also be invited to participate in the Slow Canoe Live Journal and will be considered for publication by the Slow Canoe.

Closing date: 30 June 2019.

Submit your entry online.

For further information, please visit the Slow Canoe website.

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