The Monash University 2018 Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

Closing date: Sunday, 15 April 2018

Australia’s richest undergraduate creative writing award.

Presented by the Emerging Writers’ Festival, The Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing will award $4000 to an undergraduate or honours student for the best work of creative writing.

Genres: All types of creative writing including short stories, nonfiction narration and narrative verse.

Word Length: Entries must be between 1500 – 3000 words.

Eligibility: Any university student enrolled in an undergraduate or honours degree at any University in Australia or New Zealand may enter.

It is the mission of the prize to discover the work of new writers in Australia and New Zealand’s literary and educational communities.

The winner of the prize will be announced on the opening night of the 2018 Emerging Writers’ Festival (Tuesday, 19 June 2019).

Entry Form: For full Terms & Conditions and online Entry Form, visit


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