Banjo Prize 2019 shortlist announced
HarperCollins has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Banjo Prize for an unpublished work of commercial fiction.
The shortlisted manuscripts are:
- ‘Beware of Dogs’ (Elizabeth Flann)
- ‘Nina and Pearl’ (Fleur Glenn)
- ‘The True Love Story of David Collins and Terra Nullius’ (Terry Whitebeach).
In its second year, the prize received 250 entries from around Australia. Two runners-up will each receive a written assessment of their manuscript, and the winner will receive a publishing contract with HarperCollins Australia, with an advance of $15,000.
The winner of the 2019 Banjo Prize will be announced on 17 September. For more information see the HarperCollins website.