March Opportunities

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There are lots of opportunities for emerging writers and theatre makers at the moment. Playwriting Australia has made a callout for Dramaturgy Interns. These interns will recieve ‘access to training and mentoring by industry professionals, and get to develop their practical skills in script assessment and explore the process of giving dramaturgical feedback.’

The internship is available to Sydney and Melbourne based playwrights, directors or dramaturgs. Applications close Monday the 24th of March, 5pm.

Additionally, there has been a call out for applications for the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing. The award is open to emerging writers enrolled in either an undergraduate or honours degree. For the first year ever, the award is open to both students from Australia and New Zealand.

First prize is $4000. The highest placed student from Monash University will receive $1000. Both winners will be published in Verge, Monash University’s student publication. Entries have to be 1500–3000 words. Applications close Thursday the 17th of April.

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Shortlisted for Monash University Undergraduate Prize

Promise

A month ago I was shortlisted for the EWF Monash University Undergraduate Prize. It was a huge honour to be shortlisted and I’m very excited to announce that my short story ‘Home’ is now available in an ebook published by Penguin. The ebook is called Promise: Monash University Undergraduate Prize Shortlist and has only recently gone live. Have a look! A big thanks to Emerging Writers’ Festival and Monash University, I feel incredibly encouraged and feel just a little more confident calling myself an emerging writer.

You can read it or buy it through The Penguin SiteAppleAmazon or Google.