The Dal Stivens Award is presented biennially to an author aged 30 or under, for a short story or essay of the highest literary merit. The story or essay must be:
- between 3,000 and 10,000 words
- published or accepted for publication within the 12 months prior to the Award closing date.
Closing date for application: Tuesday 2 February 2021 3pm AEDT (or earlier if application limit is met).
To find out more, and to apply, please visit the Australia Council for the Arts.