The Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

If you’re an undergraduate or honours student from a university in Australia and New Zealand, you’re eligible to enter the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing.

First prize is $4000 and if you’re the highest-placed Monash University Student, you get $1000.

How do you enter? Simply submit any form of creative writing (including short stories, non-fiction narrative and narrative verse) between 1500-3000 words and you’re in the running!

For 2019, the deadline is 11.59pm AEST Sunday 14 April.

If you’re shortlisted, you’ll be invited to attend the Emerging Writers’ Festival Opening Night to find out if you’ve won. It’s a great spot to meet fellow writers and make connections.

In 2018, they even made posters of the shortlisted entries. (That’s me and my poster in the feature image.)

To enter, visit

Good luck!

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