The Award for an Unpublished Manuscript

The Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an emerging Victorian writer – $15,000.

This award is offered for a Victorian resident's unpublished fiction manuscript, which may be a collection of stories or a novel.

In addition to the Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an emerging Victorian writer, the 2020 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards include prizes for fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry and writing for young adults.

Nominations for 2020 are now closed.

Key dates for the 2020 Award

Open call for entries – Monday 2 September 2019

Close of entries – Monday 30 September 2019

Shortlist announcement – Monday 2 December 2019

Winner announcement – Thursday 30 January 2020

Click here for entry guidelines for the 2020 Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.

Information and enquiries

Hiroki Kobayashi
Special Projects Coordinator, The Wheeler Centre
Telephone: (03) 9094 7800
Email: vpla@wheelercentre.com

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You'lll find the nomination form here