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A new writing prize for under 35s provides a publishing contract with Fremantle Press and a $20,000 cash prize from the Fogarty Foundation

Submissions for the inaugural Fogarty Literary Award are now open. One of Australia’s richest literary awards for young writers, the Fogarty Literary Award is a biennial prize awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.

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Hungerford winner and author of Invisible Boys, Holden Sheppard, is the new host of the Fremantle Press podcast series

Is plot really the uncool cousin no-one wants to associate with? Should aspiring writers abstain from sex in favour of taking a large dictionary to bed? And how do you transform the experience of grief into the positive act of creation? As host of the 2019 Fremantle Press podcast series, Holden Sheppard gets to grips with all these questions and more.

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