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Thanks  to a recent generous donation, Writers Victoria is offering a Woman of Colour based in Victoria a paid commission for a new piece of work to be published in The  Victorian Writer magazine (to  the value of $200).

Submissions must align with one of our upcoming themes, which are:

  • October-November: Chrysalis – emerging writers, emerging from the margins, transformative reading/writing; Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers prize winners
  • December-January: Recovery – personal or planetary, pre- or post-pandemic; recovered memories/stories/culture/history; re-writing; rediscovered literary classics

To apply, you can submit short stories, poems, creative non-fiction, or non-fiction works up to 1600 words. (800-1200 words are preferred.) 150-word pitches for non-fiction will also be considered, but please note that the full non-fiction piece being pitched  will need to be 800 to 1600 words. 

To  submit your application, please upload it to this  online form by 10am on Friday 31 July 2020. 

Your  submission should include:

  • A 25-word bio.
  • A short statement about the piece.
  • Your piece in full or pitch (full pieces are preferred).
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.