QWC/ Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program for
Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) and Hachette Australia are proud
to announce an exciting new national program for fiction writers.
This program has been created for emerging Australian authors of
fiction who are either unpublished or have no more than one
significant work commercially published. Up to 10 emerging
fiction writers will work with publishers from Hachette Australia
to develop high-quality fiction manuscripts. The program is open
to applicants Australia-wide who are Australian citizens or
permanently reside in Australia. There is a $50 application fee
per submission. Download full guidelines and application forms at
Applications open in May 2009.
The deadline for submission is last post 24 July 2009.
The manuscript development retreat will run in southeast
Queensland from 20-25 November 2009.