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The Banjo Prize 2020

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HarperCollins Publishers Australia has announced that entries are now open for the 2020 Banjo Prize.

The Banjo Prize is offered annually and is open to all Australian fiction writers, offering the chance to win a publishing contract with HarperCollins, with an advance of $15,000.

Writers need to have a full manuscript at the time of submission. Applications also need to include a synopsis of approximately 500 words and a 200-word biographical statement.

Any Australian resident aged 18 or older is eligible to enter.

Entries close: 5.00pm AEDT Friday 29 May 2020.

Find out more on The Banjo Prize’s webpage.

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