Entries for the 2021 Young Writers Award are open!
The Young Writers Award is an annual short story competition for Queensland residents aged 18 to 25 for stories up to 2,500 words.
- First place $2,000
- Runners up $500
The winning story will be published by Griffith Review.
Since 1998, the Young Writers Award has celebrated and showcased emerging Queensland voices.
Past winners and runners up include Shastra Deo, Rebecca Jessen, Benjamin Law, Megan McGrath, Chris Somerville, Ellen Wengert, and Tara June Winch.
Entries close 17 May.