The 2017 QWC/Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program will open for submissions on Monday 3 July and close on Monday 14 August 2017.
Launched in 2008, this program is a creative and professional skills development intensive that helps emerging Australian writers to refine an existing manuscript. Up to 10 writers are selected through a competitive submission process to take part in a four-day retreat program, during which they receive feedback on their manuscripts and workshopping opportunities with Hachette Australia publishers, editors and authors, undertake specialised training in establishing a writing career, and take part in networking events with industry leaders.
Entry is $55 for the public.
Entry is $50 for QWC members and members of any of the following Australian State Writers Centres:
- ACT Writers Centre
- NSW Writers’ Centre
- NT Writers’ Centre
- South Australian Writers Centre
- Tasmanian Writers’ Centre
- Writers Victoria
- Writing WA
For full terms and conditions, please visit the Queensland Writers Centre website here.