Celebrating our Australian Landscape through nature writing

Calls for applications for the second Nature Conservancy Australia Writing Prize  opened on Monday 16 July. The prize of $5000 is for an essay between 3,000 and 5,000 words exploring the author’s relationship and interaction with some aspect of the Australian landscape.
Annamaria Weldon won the inaugural competition with her essay “Threshold Country”. You can read it, or listen to the audio, via Cool Green Science where there are links to several of the short-listed essays.

To receive updates on the Writing Prize and how to apply, you can RSVP on the Facebook page or email australia@tnc.org with your interest. The submission deadline is 16 November, 2012.

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