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Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing – closes 21 September

June 17 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm

$5 - $10

From deep inside legendary bushranger territory…
The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing is a national award for unpublished short-form crime writing.
All genres of crime writing are eligible, from hard-boiled to comic, paranormal to rural, noir to cosy.
Entries welcome from anywhere in Australia and in 2017 we are accepting digital files!

The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Fiction
For a story up to 2,500 words
First Prize: $500
sponsored by The School of Arts, University of New England

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

The New England Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Poetry
for a poem up to 60 lines
First Prize: $500
sponsored by the New England Writers’ Centre

The New England Award
for the best entry in any category by a resident of New England
$250
sponsored by Reader’s Companion Bookshop, Armidale.

Emerging Authors Award
for the best entry in any category by a new, unpublished writer (over 18)
$250
sponsored by the Friends of Tamworth Libraries

Youth Award
for the best entry in any category by writers aged under 18.
$150
sponsored by Little Pink Dog Books and Christmas Press

Winners announced in November.
Fee per entry: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (under 18)

Entry form and other info: http://www.newc.org.au/thunderbolt-prize.html

 

Details

Start:
June 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 21 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$5 - $10
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Website:
http://www.newc.org.au/thunderbolt-prize.html