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The City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award

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$12,000 writing prize up for grabs

Submissions for the 2016 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award are open. Western Australia’s longest running and most prestigious award for an unpublished manuscript offers a cash prize of $12,000 from the City of Fremantle and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.

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Vale Ian Templeman

Fremantle Press extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ian Templeman, who passed away yesterday. Along with the late Terry Owen, Fremantle Press owes its existence to Ian’s vision for an independent publishing house that would provide greater publication opportunities for writers living and working in Western Australia.

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Indonesia manuscript wins Hungerford

Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award. The 28-year-old Broome resident won the award for her manuscript Troppo, a work of fiction focusing on Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.

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Final call for Hungerford entries

Entries for the 2014 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award close at the end of June and writingWA is calling for all final submissions. The literary award is WA’s most prestigious competition for an unpublished work of fiction or creative non-fiction.

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Call for entries!

WritingWA is now accepting manuscripts for the 2014 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.

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City of Fremantle pledges to support iconic WA literature award

The City of Fremantle has given its support for the next six years for the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award alongside existing partners writingWA, The West Australian and Fremantle Press. As the naming sponsor, the City will provide the winning writer’s cash prize of $12,000 and will play a major role in hosting Fremantle events associated with the award.

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