The 2012 Elyne Mitchell Rural Women’s Writing Award is offering prize money of $2000 across three categories for writing a story of up to 2500 words on the theme of ‘Leaping Into The Future’.
Entries may be fiction or non-fiction, but must have a specific reference to an Australian rural experience.
Categories for 2012 are:
- Emerging (women aged 12 yrs to 18 yrs): 1st prize $500
- Local (Residents of Towong or Tumbarumba Shires only): 1st prize $500
- Open (women aged over 18 yrs): 1st prize $1000
All Shortlisted authors receive a bookpack from Harper Collins Publishers Australia
For more information, visit the prize's website: www.elynemitchell.com/2011-competition
Entries close 30 June 2012