The 2013 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing

Text Publishing is searching for talented writers of young adult and children’s books. Every year the Text Prize attracts hundreds of great manuscripts from across Australia and NZ. The prize is open to established authors as well as unpublished.

One winner receives $10,000 and is published by Text. Submissions must be over 20,000 words, and can be fiction or non-fiction.

Entrants must be residents of Australia or NZ.

For full competition details or to download the entry form, visit

Entries for the prize will be accepted between 4 and 29 March 2013.