Penguin Random House Australia is delighted to announce that the Penguin Literary Prize for 2018 is now open for submissions.
From the Penguin website:
“Established in 2017 in conjunction with Leading Edge Books, the Prize offers aspiring authors the opportunity to get their work into the hands of booksellers and publishers.
“The Penguin Literary Prize endeavours to find, nurture and develop new Australian authors writing in the areas of literary fiction, and is a nod to Penguin Random House’s literary heritage as the great Australian house of literature.”
The winner will receive a prize of $20,000, and also have the potential for publication with Penguin Random House Australia and will be announced at the Leading Edge Books conference in mid-March 2019.
To be eligible entrants need to be currently living in Australia.
Submissions close 11.59pm AEST Sunday 25 November 2018.
You can find out more about how to enter via the Penguin Literary Prize page.
Good luck to everyone entering.