We are delighted to publish the four finalists of the Melbourne Prize for Literature’s The Writer’s Prize 2021. Congratulations to Vivian Blaxell, Eloise Grills, David Sornig and Ouyang Yu. You can read the essays below.
Cast your vote at https://www.melbourneprize.org/vote-now/ for one of the finalists in the $15,000 Writer’s Prize or $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Literature 2021 to win the $3,000 Civic Choice Award 2021. By casting a vote you have a chance to win a $100 Readings Gift Voucher.
The Writer’s Prize 2021
Offered as part of the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2021 & Awards, The Writer’s Prize 2021 will be awarded to the winning author for an essay (of a maximum of 10,000 words) of outstanding originality, literary merit and creative freshness. Entrants are published Victorian writers. The prize funds are provided to assist the winner with their writing.
For further information on the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2021 & Awards, please visit www.melbourneprize.org
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