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Literary Awards now open

The Lane Cove Literary Awards is a prestigious national writing competition organised by Lane Cove Council that recognises writing excellence and fosters Australian writing talent. Australian writers over 16 years of age are invited to submit unpublished works for the following prizes:

  • Short Story Prize  $2,000
  • Memoir Prize  $1,500
  • Poetry Prize  $1,500

The following additional prizes may be awarded:

  • The Burns Bay Bookery Resident Prize  $500
  • Wise Sage Prize (Age 65+)  $500

An entry fee of $15 per entry is applicable. Entries close 5:00pm Thursday 19 August, 2021.

Please submit your entry online.

Lane Cove Literary Awards Terms and Conditions 2021