Proximity

Select your closest location:

I'm closest to Mandurah Show me all regions

Or select a region:

Rocky River 'Riters Laura Literary Awards 2017

Found in: News

Rocky River ‘Riters invites writers throughout Australia submit prose and poetry pieces for judging in 2017. There are open categories and categories for young writers.

Categories and Prizes:

The Flinders News Prose Awards:

  • Section 1 – OPEN Prize $200 A short story up to 1500 words
  • Section 2 – YOUNG ADULT (13-18 yrs) Prize $50 A short story up to 1000 words
  • Section 3 – JUNIOR (9-12 yrs) Prize $25 A short story up to 500 words
  • Section 4 – JUNIOR PRIMARY (5-8 yrs) Prize $15 A short story up to 500 words

The CJ Dennis Poetry Awards (Poem up to 60 lines for all sections):

  • Section 5 – OPEN Prize $200
  • Section 6 – OPEN BUSH POETRY Prize $200
  • Section 7 – YOUNG ADULT (13-18 yrs) Prize $50
  • Section 8 – JUNIOR (9-12 yrs) Prize $25
  • Section 9 – JUNIOR PRIMARY (5-8 yrs) Prize $15

There are no entry fees for students. The fee for adults is $10 per entry.

Entries close on Friday 24 March 2017.

For further information and the entry form, please visit the website here.

Latest news/events

08
Dec
Geraldton - EOIs: Lead Script Writer/Director

Expressions of interest sought for Lead Script...

08
Dec
Kimberley Writer's Retreat & Workshop with Dr. Nandi Chinna

Acclaimed WA writer, Dr Nandi Chinna, will take...

13
Dec
Cover to Cover encore season

Catch up on all the 2017 episodes of Cover to...

08
Jan
Albany - Writing from life course

Learn about life writing with Dr Alan Hancock