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Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program 2018

In 2018 the Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program continues to be sponsored by HarperCollins Children's Books Australia

Applications open Thursday 1 March 2018

Applications close - manuscript deadline - Saturday 30 June 2018


March 1, Thursday

Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program  (AWMP) - Applications open

June 30, Saturday

Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program - Manuscript Deadline - Applications close

Charlotte Waring Barton Award

The winner of the 2018 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.