Aussie Writers get your manuscripts ready the Australian/Vogel Literary Award has now opened. If you are Australian and under 35, and have a manuscript between 30,000 and 100,000 words, then you can enter. Entry costs $25 and the prize is a publishing contract with Allen and Unwin.
You need to submit your manuscript, a one page synopsis and an entry form, which can be found at, along with all the details, at http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=443
Some of Australia’s top writers have been discovered this way, so why not give it a shot?