Manning Clark House Inc (MCH) is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to promote, encourage and nurture the production and communication (especially but not only) of Australian history and literature, the literature of Australian history, and of visual and performing art works; and to promote and encourage vigorous discussion and debate in Australian society on issues of public importance and in all areas of scholarly interest.
The Axel Clark Memorial Prize for Poetry
The inaugural Axel Clark Memorial Prize for Poetry will be awarded in 2015 by Manning Clark House to an Australian poet writing in any style. Submissions must be the entrant’s own work, must be unpublished and must have been completed no earlier than 12 months before the closing date.
Prize: The winning entrant will receive a one month writing residency and reading at Manning Clark House in Canberra and AUD$1000. Highly commended poets will be offered public readings in the annual MCH poetry series.
Judges: In 2015 the judges are Kathy Kituai, Geoff Page and Alan Gould.
Please click here to access the application form.
MANNING CLARK HOUSE HUMAN RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE
The MCH Human Rights Photography Prize is a national competition promoting contemporary human rights photography. Manning Clark House invites entries of photographs that seek to advance the health and well-being of other people. Please click here to download the flier/application form.
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