Entries are now open for the annual Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition.
In addition to the 'Open' category open to all writers, the Centre has established a new category for 2015 entitled the 'Novice Writer Award'.
This award is to encourage beginning and fledgling writers to enter who may feel they have no chance against established writers entering the 'Open' category.
The competition also caters for youth with the 'Julian Cowan Youth Award' for young writers aged from 12-18 years to encourage and support the upcoming writers of the future
The 'Open' category carries a $200 First Prize, with $100 for Second Prize and $50 for Third Prize.
The 'Novice Award' is $100. The 'Julian Cowan Youth Award' of $100 is donated by Mrs Diana Cowan.
Four, Highly Commended and Commended Certificates will also be awarded in the competition.
National Short Story Competition Offers New Category for Novice Writers
2015 PC600SS Flyer
2015 PC600 Rules of Entry Form.