Young writers comp
ASPIRING young writers have until July 13 to enter their short story in State Library of Queensland’s Young Writers Award for a chance to win $2000 cash.
State LibrarianJanette Wright said the competition, open to Queenslanders aged 18 to 25, encouraged young writers to channel their creativity and share the stories that are important to them.
“Now in its seventeenth year, the Young Writers Award is a great opportunity for emerging writers, providing invaluable industry exposure,” she said.
“Whether you’re a notepad scribbler, a creative writing student, or just have a great story to tell, I encourage you to let the words flow and see where it takes you,” Ms Wright said.
The Young Writers Award closes at 5pm on Friday 13 July 2012. For more details, and to read some of the past winning stories, visit www.slq.qld.gov.au/whats-on