Thursday, August 12, 2010

Jack Lasenby Award open for entries - plus workshop with Fleur Beale

 2010 Jack Lasenby Award
Write a short story for children

This biennial competition, run by the Wellington Children's Book Association, is now open for entries.

There is one prize of $500, and entries must be received by 5pm on Friday October 8.

For more information and entry forms, email the Wellington Children's Book Association -

Writing for Children
One-day workshop with Fleur Beale

Date: Saturday 4 September
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: $75 (includes morning & afternoon tea)
Numbers limited.

Course participants may, if they wish, send one short story (of under 1200 words) before 20 August, for Fleur to briefly assess. This course could be a great way to kickstart your entry into this year's Jack Lasenby Award!

For more information about this course, email the Wellington Children's Book Association -

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