Text Prize for 2016

Australian and New Zealand writers, is your manuscript the next incredible book for kids or young adults? Would you love a publishing contract and a $10,000 advance? Then read on!

The $10,000 Text Prize aims to discover incredible new books for young adults and children by Australian and New Zealand writers.

Awarded annually to the best manuscript written for young readers, the prize has unearthed extraordinary, multi-award-winning books and launched international publishing careers.

Published and unpublished writers of all ages are eligible to enter with works of fiction or non-fiction.

The winner receives a publishing contract with Text and a $10,000 advance against royalties.

Submissions open on the 1st February 2016 and close on the 4th March 2016. The winner will be announced in Melbourne at a special event in April.

Read more on the Text Publishing website.

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