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Western Australian Premier's Australia-Asia Literary Award

Call for Entries

The Western Australian Premier's Australia-Asia Literary Award, the richest literary award in Australia and Asia, worth $110,000, has been inaugurated recently. The award is open to any book-length work of literary fiction published in print or electronically, recognizing the increasing predominance of electronic media, such as online and mobile phone formats. The judging panel will consist of three renowned authors and literary experts drawn from some of the nominating countries.

The Award is open to works written by an author resident in Australia or Asia, or which are primarily set in Australia or an Asian country. Works must have been either written in, or translated into English and published in the preceding year. Entries for the Award will close on 31 May 2008.

For further information, please email literaryawards@dca.wa.gov.au