Monash University in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival is pleased to present the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing, a prestigious prize for emerging literary voices.
Winners will be announced at the launch of The Emerging Writer on Thursday 30 May at Fitzroy Town Hall from 6.30pm. The event is free but bookings are essential. Visit the event page for more information.
First prize: $4000
Highest placed Monash University student: $1000
Judges: Hannah Kent (Burial Rights ), Dr Melinda Harvey (Monash University) and Julia Carlomagno (Scribe Publishing).
All shortlisted entries will be published by Penguin in ebook form as a Penguin Special.
2013 Shortlisted authors:
- Phoebe Cannard-Higgins, LaTrobe University
- Alexandra Coghill, Monash University
- Peter Collins, Monash University
- Eric Gardiner, University of Melbourne
- Emily Hitchman, Australian National University
- Emme Hoy, University of Technology, Sydney
- Kallen Johnstone, Deakin University
- Kathleen O’Neill, University of Melbourne
- Leticia Parish, University of Melbourne
- Felicity Pickering, University of Technology, Sydney
- Rebecca Slater, University of Technology, Sydney
- Jacob Sutherland, University of Melbourne
- Lisa Darcy-Lee Tindale, Griffith University
- Prudence Trinca, Monash University
- Jessie Waters, University of Tasmania