Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition 2017
Have you written a great story or think you may have one bubbling away? If so, why not enter the Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition! Entries open 18 September and close 13 October.
The writing completion is being held in partnership between the Rotary Club of Yarraville and the Maribyrnong Library Service. All entrants must be residents or students in Maribyrnong, or be a member of the Maribyrnong Library Service.
All entrants must be in Prep to Year 6 in 2017.
The competition has 3 entry categories:
Category 1 – Prep to Grade 1 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 2 – Grades 2-3 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 3 – Grades 4-6 (Maximum 750 words)
Prep to grade 1 - $60 cash and book voucher
Grade 2 to 3 - $80 cash and book voucher
Grades 4 to 6 - $100 cash and book voucher
Highly Commended – in addition to category winners, some entries may be selected for additional book voucher prizes.
Entries close 6pm Friday 13 October 2017. Winners will be announced in November.
Download Entry Form
If you would like some ideas and help in forming your short story then come along to a writing workshop with a well know Children’s Author
Michael Panckridge – for writers in grades 4-6
Saturday 23 September
Claire Saxby – for writers in grades 2-3
Wednesday 27 September
Meredith Costain – for writers in prep-grade 1
Wednesday 4 October