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Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program 2015

CBCA NSW is proud to announce the 2015 Mentorship for Aspiring Writers will be sponsored by Penguin Random House Australia again!


Competition opens 1st January 2015.

Charlotte Waring Barton Award

CBCA NSW and Penguin Random House Australia have joined forces to foster aspiring writers.

The 2015 winner will receive a comprehensive mentorship including:

  • 3 x 2 hour sessions with a Penguin Random House author.
  • 1 x 1 hour session with a Penguin Random House editor.
  • 1 x 1 hour session with Penguin Random House Publicity and Marketing Department.
  • 1 x 1 hour session with a Penguin Random House publisher.

Closing date for manuscripts is 1st September 2015.

For Entry Form, please click here.

For Conditions of Entry, please click here.


Past Recipients

The success of the Program is demonstrated by the achievements of those who have won or have been short-listed and it is gratifying that many have received other awards since being published. These include: Michelle Cooper, J C Burke, Toni Brisland, Jacqueline Harvey, Oliver Phommavanh, Aleesah Darlison, Kirsty Eager and Nathan Luff.

Click here to read what previous participants say about the AWMP.