Penguin Random House Australia has opened submissions for their annual Literary Prize.

The Penguin Literary Prize endeavours to find, nurture and develop new Australian authors writing in the areas of literary fiction.

Read more information about the competition on the original post from the Penguin Website.

Submissions are open to all Australian residents aged 18 and above and will close at 11:59pm on Sunday 25 November 2018.

A shortlist will be revealed on 4 February 2019, with the winner announced during the annual Leading Edge Books conference in March.

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We are always looking to welcome new Australian voices to our lists, and the Penguin Literary Prize offers aspiring authors, wherever they are, the opportunity to get their work straight into the hands of booksellers and publishers to be considered. We were excited by the volume and quality of work submitted in our inaugural year, and we can’t wait to start reading the entries this year.

Nikki Christer

Group Publishing Director, Penguin Random House Australia