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The Geelong Regional Libraries & Deakin University Local Word Writing Prize

Calling all local writers!

Entries for The Geelong Regional Libraries & Deakin University Local Word Writing Prize are open!

Submissions of up to 3000 words are welcome from emerging and established writers in prose fiction and creative nonfiction.

Entries close at 5.00pm, Saturday 28th January, 2023.

The winner of the prize will receive:

• a cash prize of $2000.
• a one-hour mentoring session with a Deakin University writing practitioner.
• publication on GRLC’s website and announcement in GRLC’s e-newsletter

Commended writers will receive:

  • a cash prize of $250
  • publication on GRLC’s website and announcement in GRLC’s e-newsletter

This prize is sponsored by Deakin University.

Visit our webpage for more details on submitting your work!

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