Youth Literature Awards
Entries have opened for the annual online prose and poetry competition for young writers, Mosman Youth Awards in Literature, with entries expected from across New South Wales as well as from local students.
The popular competition, which is in its 31st year, is open to primary and secondary students, with cash prizes ranging from $50 to $350 awarded to winners in various categories amounting to a total prize pool of more than $2,000 with prizes generously sponsored by Lions Club of Mosman, Rotary Club of Mosman, Northern Beaches Community College, Oracle Books Mosman, Constant Reader Bookshop, Café Mosman, Keith Ainsworth Pty Ltd and BorrowBox.
Judges Carol Jenkins, Deborah Kalin, Linda Lokhee, Michael Sharkey and Zena Shapter kindly give their time and professional consideration to reading hundreds of entries.
Since the competition was first held in 1993 as part of the Centenary of Mosman Celebrations, more than 10,000 stories and pieces of poetry have been entered in the competition.
Visit the WEBSITE to submit entries before they close on Wednesday 31 May.
Youth Literature Awards – Entries are open for Mosman’s annual online prose and poetry competition for young writers.