Budding writers to enter literary awards

LITERARY AWARDS: Norman McVicker

LITERARY AWARDS: Norman McVicker

Mudgee Valley Writers FAW invite young people, up to the age of 18 years, to enter their short stories and/or poems for the 2017 Youth Literary Award.

The prizes for the awards in each category are provided by the estate of Norman McVicker OAM.

Mr McVicker spent his life involved in writing and the performing arts.

He has left ongoing legacies to encourage young people to write, and to become involved in the performing arts.

More on the life and legacies of Norman McVicker can be found at https//budgeebudgee.wordpress.com

Prizes for each section in this year’s literary award will be $700 for First Place, $200 for Second and $100 for Third.

Highly Commended and Commended Certificates will also be awarded.

Submissions can be made until February 28.

Entry forms and all details are on the website: www.mudgeevalleywriters.wordpress.com or by emailing mvw.nsw@gmail.com

Mudgee Valley Writers – meet at Club Mudgee, First Floor, Room 2, on the second Tuesday each month at 12pm to 3pm. 

“We encourage members to think of and try fun and creative writing ideas at the meetings.” For more information visit: mudgeevalleywriters.wordpress.com