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Mildura Indigenous Writers Award

  • La Trobe University 471 Benetook Avenue Mildura, VIC, 3500 Australia (map)

After the successes of 2015 and 2016, PEN Melbourne and the Mildura Writers Festival are delighted to continue the Mildura Indigenous Writers Award in association with the Mallee District Aboriginal Services.

The Award is open to local, Indigenous writers of 16 years and older and will be for a short fiction of up to 2000 words or a poem on any theme.  Prize money of $1200 will be awarded.

The 2017 Judge will be announced in early June.  

Awards will be presented by writer Natalie Harkin (Narungga) at 12:30pm on Saturday 15 July at La Trobe University, Mildura.

Entries close on 30 June 2017

Download the MIWA Entry Form  HERE

Find more information on the festival's website.