The Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation (PPCfR), organisers of the 2016 Writing Reconciliation Competition, is inviting fiction, non-fiction and poetry entries from adults, secondary and primary school students, to write about the land, our stories and history as a way of building bridges.
Judging the entries are Jane Harrison (award-winning playwright of 'Stolen' and Director of the inaugural 2016 Blak & Bright Festival), and Emeritus Professor Clare Bradford (an internationally regarded researcher in children's books' depictions of Indigenous peoples and cultures).
Adults: $500, $250, $200.
Secondary/Primary school students: $100, $50, $25.
Additional prizes for short-listed entrants will include gift vouchers from The Avenue bookstore, Albert park, plus a booklet with the winning entries.
Competition is open to all resides of Victoria.
Entries close on 16 September 2016 and winners are announced at an awards ceremony at The Avenue Bookstore in November.
Entry form: http://www.ppcfr.org/EntryForm2016.pdf