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Lane Cove Literary Awards


Lane Cove Literary Awards 2018 Now Open

The Lane Cove Literary Awards are now open and entries will be accepted until 22 August 2018. 

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Short Story Prize- $2,000
  • Theatre Script Prize - $1,500
  • Poetry Prize- $1,500

The following additional prizes may be awarded:

  • The Burns Bay Bookery Youth Prize (16-24 years) - $500
  • The Baytree by Ardency Senior Prize (65+ years) - $500
  • Rebecca Mitchell Stone Real Estate Resident Short Story Prize - $500
  • Len Wallis Audio Resident Theatre Script Prize - $500
  • Lane Cove Library Resident Poetry Prize - $500


Please see the Terms & Conditions and Entry Form.

Thank you to the sponsors:

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Writing Workshops

Lane Cove Library will be hosting a number of writing workshops to assist emerging writers:


Book Launch @ Lane Cove Library

The Lane Cove Literary Awards 2017: An Anthology was launched on Thursday 19 April by Mayor of Lane Cove, Cr Pam Palmer.

Copies are available for purchase $25

Copies of Lane Cove Literary Awards Anthologies 2014 - 2017 (Set of 4) $80



Lane Cove Literary Awards Previous Winners

 Previous winners of the Lane Cove Literary Awards 2014 - 2017