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2019 New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing now open

October 7 @ 11:30 pm

$5 – $10

Entries are now open for the 2019 New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing.
In this, the seventh year of this prestigious Prize, there are six awards on offer for crime writers. All genres of crime writing are eligible, from hard-boiled to comic, paranormal to rural, historical to contemporary, noir to cosy. Entries welcome from anywhere in Australia, from published or unpublished writers.

The Prizes

The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Fiction
First Prize
: $500, for a story of up to 2,500 words.
Sponsored by the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, University of New England.

The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Non-Fiction
First Prize: $500 for an article of up to 2,500 words.

Sponsor to be announced later.

The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Poetry
First Prize: $500 for a poem of up to 60 lines.
Sponsored by Reader’s Companion Bookshop, Armidale.

The New England Award
Prize: $250 for the best entry in any category by a writer resident in New England.

Sponsor to be announced later.

The Emerging Authors Award
Prize: $250, for the best entry in any category from new, unpublished writers only (over 18).
Sponsored by Friends of Tamworth Libraries.

The Youth Award
Prize:
$150, for writers under 18
Sponsored by the New England Writers’ Centre

Closes: 7 October at 11:59pm
Results: Mid-November
Fee: $10 for adults, $5 for Youth
No limit on number of entries per entrant but a fee must be paid for each individual entry.
Entries: may be sent by post to New England Writers’ Centre, PO Box 1219, Armidale 2350 or by email to nethunderboltprize@gmail.com.

Details: http://www.newc.org.au/thunderbolt-prize-2019.html

 

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
11:30 pm
Cost:
$5 – $10
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Website:
http://www.newc.org.au/thunderbolt-prize-2019.html