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Loving Lists

I love a good list. I would love a list about lists. I’m hooked. Here is why: It makes me feel as though I am doing something practical (even if I haven’t begun a single chore) Lists help me remember (mostly) It focuses my thoughts I can prioritise better It’s a pleasure – I  love

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Prime Minister's Literary Awards are a series of writing awards which celebrate and reward those who have made an exceptional contribution to Australian literature and intellectual life. The awards are held annually with hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes given out each year. Prime Minister's Literary Awards Categories The Prime Minister's Literary Awards have

Peter Porter Poetry Competition

The Peter Porter Poetry Competition is a yearly competition where entrants compete for a chance to win the major or runner up shortlist prizes. This prize is open to all age groups and entrants are not required to be in Australia, which has meant that a significant number of entrants from overseas are included each

Redgum Young Writers’ Award

Redgum Book Club has launched the Young Writers Award to help children aged between 9 and 13 years of age, develop their writing skills and find their unique voice through storytelling. Children are great storytellers; they can create both entertaining written and ‘oral’ stories that, with a little assistance, can be turned into fabulous, character-filled

Entry Criteria

The purpose of the Young Writers’ Award is to inspire children to commit their thoughts and ideas to paper and promote reading and writing for children of primary school age. The Young Writers’ Award comprises two categories with up to five young authors shortlisted in each category. Each shortlisted entry will receive a $150 Book