NT Literary Awards
Administered by the Department of Arts and Museums, the Northern Territory Literary Awards celebrate the achievements of a wide range of emerging Northern Territory writers.
With a prize pool of more than $5000, the awards open on Monday 21 March 2016. Entries close at midnight on Friday 6 May 2016.
Any writer based in the Northern Territory is encouraged to enter in the following categories:
ZipPrint Short Story Award – $1000
An original work of short fiction up to 3000 words
NT Writers’ Centre Poetry Award – $1000
A single poem – up to 300 lines and three entries per person
Charles Darwin University Travel Short Story Award – $500
A short story about travel or travelling up to 3000 words
Charles Darwin University Essay Award – $1000
A referenced academic essay up to 3000 words
Kath Manzie Youth Award – $600
An original work of short fiction or a single poem by a person aged 12 to 18 years. Up to three poetry entries per person with a 300 line limit or a story up to 3000 words
Browns Mart Theatre Award – $1000
A playscript- no word limit
Southern Cross Television Flash Fiction Award – $500
A blog post, fan fiction, short story, fictional diary entry or fictional letter up to 500 words and three entries per person
To enter visit the Department of Arts and Museums website.