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Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program is now open

CBCA NSW Branch is pleased to announce that the Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program is being re-launched in 2021 with sponsorship by Cathie Tasker who will mentor the winner. Fremantle Press will provide 2 runners-up with access to their online writing course plus the text How to be an author by Georgia Richter & Deborah Hunn.

The Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program aims to foster the talent of aspiring writers of children's literature across Australia and is open to all Australian citizens residing in Australia.

Entry details are on the CBCA NSW website. Entries close 31 July 2021.

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 Established in 1945, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

The CBCA presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature.

In 2015, the CBCA celebrated 70 years of enjoying and promoting the best of Australian literature for children and young people.

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