The Australian Book Review Annual Prize for Outstanding Essay
The Australian Book Review has put out a call for submissions for their sixth annual Calibre Prize. They are looking for non-fiction essays between 3000 and 10,000 words.
To quote their website, “The Calibre Prize is intended to generate brilliant new essays and to foster new insights into culture, society, and the human condition. We welcome essays from leading authors and commentators, but also from emerging writers. All non-fiction subjects are eligible.”
First Prize: $7000
Second Prize: $2000
Third Prize: $1000
The submission deadline is 1 December 2011.
Visit their website for more details and submission guidelines at australianbookreview.com.au.