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Scribe nonfiction prize 2015 shortlist announced

Scribe has announced the shortlist for its third annual nonfiction prize for young writers.

 The shortlisted entries are:

  • ‘A Liberal View’ by Patrick Mullins
  • ‘Eating With My Mouth Open’ by Samantha van Zweden
  • ‘In My Own Tongue’ by Clem Moriscot
  • ‘Machine Highs’ by Drew Rooke
  • ‘Match Fixing: Arranged Marriages in Australia’ by Zoya Patel
  • ‘Something To Be Tiptoed Around Until It Goes Away’ by Emma Marie Jones.


The prize, run in conjunction with Express Media, offers the winner a cash prize of $1500; a meeting with an editor or publisher at Scribe; up to 10 hours of editorial time to develop a piece to Scribe’s publication standard or into a book-length project; and a 12-month subscription to Scribe consisting of one new-release nonfiction title each month.

The winner will be announced at the Express Media Awards at the Wheeler Centre on 3 December.

For more information about the award, visit the Express Media website here.


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