Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes

Monday, March 9, 2020 (All day)

Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes

Entries are now open for The Ada Cambridge Writing Prizes (The Adas). Submissions for prose and poetry are open to all writers who live in Victoria. The Young Ada Short Story Prize remains open to 14-18-year-olds, who live, study or work in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Winners will be announced at the Williamstown Literary Festival 19 – 21 June 2020, with the winning and short-listed entries also published in an anthology.

Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize: $500; entry fee $15; submissions close Monday 9 March 2020.

Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize: $500; entry fee $15; submissions close Monday 9 March 2020.

Young Ada’s Short Story prize: $250; no fee; submissions close Sunday 29 March 2019.



Visit  for submission guidelines. Please read the entry guidelines carefully, as conditions have changed.