[ASC-list] science writing prize

Jenni Metcalfe jenni at econnect.com.au
Sun Mar 4 10:06:15 UTC 2012

Science writing prize

NewSouth Publishing has announced its new annual prize for a short non-fiction piece on science, the Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing.


Supported by Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund, the prize is to be awarded for a work written for a general audience.


The winner receives $7,000 and the two runners up each receive a prize of $1,500, with the winning entries published in NewSouth's anthology, The Best Australian Science Writing 2012.


Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund Manager, Zoë Rodriguez says that 'the Cultural Fund is proud to be supporting this initiative by NewSouth Publishing. The prize will encourage and promote Australia's science writing by making it more accessible to a broader audience.'


The deadline for entries is 31 March 2012, with the winner to be announced in November 2012.

For further information, visit the NewSouth Publishing website <http://newsouthpublishing.com/scienceprize/> .

Item posted on 20 February 2012.




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