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PRH Write It! fellowship 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for Penguin Random House (PRH) Australia’s inaugural Write It! fellowship program has been announced.

The shortlisted writers and their manuscripts are:

  • Alyse Lloyd for ‘If The Full Moon Loves You’ (YA fantasy)
  • Annie McCann for ‘Napak Tilas’ (YA fiction)
  • Ayesha Inoon for ‘The Girl Who Couldn’t Drive’ (fiction)
  • Bede Carmody for ‘My Place in the Pecking Order’ (memoir)
  • Christos Floratos for ‘Dead Among Us’ (thriller)
  • Judi Morison for ‘Crossing the Creek’ (historical Fiction)
  • Kaya Wilson for ‘As Beautiful as Any Other’ (nonfiction)
  • Kylie Webber for ‘Portrait of a Childless Couple’ (historical fiction)
  • Sneha Lees for ‘The Not-So-Subtle Art of Indian Parenting’ (humour/memoir)
  • Sophie Clark for ‘Heroine Night’ (YA horror)
  • sydney khoo for ‘The Spider and Her Demons’ (YA fantasy)
  • Thuy On for ‘Turbulence’ (poetry).

The Write It! fellowship program ‘aims to find, nurture and develop unpublished writers across all genres with a focus on underrepresented sections of our community’.

The winning applicants will receive a mentorship from PRH editors with the hope of publication, as well as a trip to Sydney to participate in a PRH Open House Day with Writing NSW.

The recipients of the fellowships will be announced on 21 June.


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