Calibre Essay Prize

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The Calibre Essay Prize

Event Details

The Calibre Essay Prize is an annual Australian Book Review essay-writing award. The competition is open to all essayists writing in English. There is no age limit.

Essays must be written in English.

Entries must be a single non-fiction essay of 2,000 and 5,000 words. Previously published, prize-winning, or broadcast essays will not be accepted.

Entries must be submitted online via the ABR website entry page.

The winning essay will be published in the May 2023 issue (print and online). The runner-up will be published in the June, July or August 2023 issue (print and online).

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