The Boroondara Literary Awards are run by Council and the Rotary Club of Balwyn.
Held annually since 1999, they are a great way of unearthing local talent and inspiring people to be creative. They also promote interest in books and writing across our community, particularly for young people.
Entries for the 2018 awards open at 9am on Monday 7 May and close at 5pm on Friday 31 August 2018. To find our how to enter, see enter the Boroondara Literary Awards.
Winners receive cash prizes:
- more than $5000 in prize money across various age groups in the Young Writers’ category
- more than $3500 in the Open Short Story category.
Winners are announced on the last Thursday in November each year. Their stories are available in the Boroondara Literary Awards Anthology at:
- your local Boroondara library to purchase or borrow
- State Library of Victoria
- National Library of Australia.