Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize
Story Writing Competition sponsored by the Furphy Foundry P/L
administered by the Goulburn Valley Regional Library Corporation
This prize was initiated by Roger Furphy in 1993 to commemorate the 150th year since the birth of his great grand-uncle, Joseph Furphy, the author of the classic Australian novel (published under the pseudonym Tom Collins) Such is Life.
Entries for the competition close on 27 July 2012. Entry forms are also available from all branches of the Goulburn Valley Regional Library.
This is a very special year for the Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize. The year marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Joseph Furphy, who died on 13 September 1912.
The Literary Prize is being conducted at a much earlier time this year, and entries will close on 27 July 2012. This is so that the presentation of the prizes to the winners can take place in September 2012.Enquires to Jan Sutton, Shepparton Library on 1300 374 765
Entry is open to Australian Residents, must be author’s own work and previously unpublished.
Conditions of entry and where to submit are on the entry forms. All entries are to be accompanied by an official entry form.