The Wyndham Writing Awards (previously Words of Wyndham) returns in 2019 to inspire, encourage and recognise emerging Victorian adult writers and literary creators.

Prizes will be awarded for unpublished works in four categories: short story, graphic short story, flash story and poetry. Shortlisted entries will be published in the Wyndham Writing Awards Anthology 2019.

Poems may be a maximum of 60 lines, with $100 for first prize and a $50 encouragement award for a Wyndham local poet.

The judging panel for 2019 is:

  • Central Victorian poet, novelist and short story writer Adam Ford; and 
  • Melbourne/Sydney based illustrator and comic maker Jess Kitty Parker.

Entries close Sunday 30 June 2019.