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The Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers

Submit fiction or non-fiction may be up to 3,000 words and/or poetry up to 100 lines in length.

Open to secondary school aged students (between the ages of 12 and 18 inclusive).

Prizes: The prize winner in each category will receive $500 courtesy of Hachette Australia, publication of their work on the Express Media website, and their names and an acknowledgement printed in Voiceworks, Australia’s premier youth literary journal. All fifteen shortlisted writers will be invited to participate in a writing masterclass, attend an exclusive Q&A with Jane Godwin, and receive a book pack of YA titles courtesy of Hachette Australia.    

Closing date: Wednesday 31 July 2024.

For more information, please visit Express Media’s website.

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