january, 2020

15jan1:00 am1:00 amThe Calibre Essay PrizeInternational Entry Fee: $25
Max word count: 5,000
Top Prize: $7,500 and publication

Event Details

The Calibre Essay Prize is an annual Australian Book Review essay-writing award.

Entries must be a single non-fiction essay of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English.

We welcome essays of all kinds: personal or political, literary or speculative, traditional or experimental. Founded in 2007, the Calibre Prize is one of the world’s leading prizes for a new non-fiction essay.

Entries must be submitted online via the ABR website entry page.

This year the Calibre Essay Prize will be judged by J.M. Coetzee, Lisa Gorton and Peter Rose.

Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee of AU$25, or AU$15 for current ABR subscribers.

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