Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition 2018


Entries have now closed for this year’s writing competition. Judging has now commenced.

The announcement of the winners will be held at the Footscray Library in late November.

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 2018.

The competition has 3 entry categories:

Category 1 – Prep to Grade 1 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 2 – Grades 2 to 3 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 3 – Grades 4 to 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.