Nan Manefield Young Writers Award

The Stanton Library and North Sydney Council are pleased to announce the 2017 Nan Manefield Young Writers Award.

Young people, aged between 11 and 18, are invited to submit either a poem or short story of 750 words or less.

The competition is judged in five age categories by a panel of professional writers and has prizes totalling over $2,500.


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Entry forms can be picked up at Stanton Library or downloaded here:

Nan Manfield Young Writers Award entry form (1012KB)


Read last year’s winners:

2016 Nan Manefield Young Writers Award winners

11 years - Ciara Flex (25KB)

12 years - Jessica McCann (67KB)

13 years - Cooper Rands (13KB)

14-15 years -  Lucinda Peace (92KB)

16-18 years - Sophie Goodin (20KB)


For further information please contact the Childrens Librarians on 9936 8400.