The Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing is an annual $10,000 prize awarded to an outstanding unpublished manuscript. Awarded each year since 2008, it aims to discover incredible new books for young readers by Australian and New Zealand writers.
Published and unpublished writers of all ages are eligible to enter with works of fiction or non-fiction.
SUBMISSIONS OPEN: Monday 6 Jan 2020
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Friday 7 Feb 2020
The winner will be announced in May 2020 and will receive a publishing contract with Text and a $10,000 advance against royalties.
For more information and to download the 2020 Entry form go to the Text Publishing website HERE