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Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program 2017

CBCA NSW Branch Inc is proud to announce the 2017 Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program is now open to all Australian citizens residing in Australia.

The competition opens 1st February 2017.

Closing date for manuscripts is 31st July 2017.

The mentorship is sponsored by HarperCollins Children’s Books Australia. 

Charlotte Waring Barton Award

The winner of the 2017 Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program receives the Charlotte Waring Barton Award and a comprehensive mentorship which includes: 

  • 2 x 3-hour guidance sessions with an established HarperCollins author.
  • 1 x 1-hour session with a HarperCollins editor.
  • 1 x 1-hour session with a publishing expert in HarperCollins Marketing Communications Manager.
  • 1 x 1-hour session with a HarperCollins publisher.

If the winner resides outside of Sydney, HarperCollins reserves the right to conduct all sessions via Skype.

For:

  • Media Release, please click here.
  • Entry Form, please click here.
  • Terms and Conditions of Entry, please click here.
  • Pitch Page, please click here.
  • How to Prepare a Pitch page, please click here.