Mosman Youth Awards in Literature





The Mosman Youth Awards in Literature, annual prose and poetry competition for 2017 has now closed.

The competition has cash prizes ranging from $50 to $350 and the prizes are sponsored by Mosman Lions Club, Rotary Club of Mosman, Mosman Community College and Peter Burke of Mosman Zu Café and Oracle Books, Mosman.

Entries closed on 31 May and the winners will be announced at a special ceremony on Wednesday 30 August at Barry O’Keefe Library. Entry Forms are available at Mosman Library and can be downloaded here.


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    12 November, 2014, By web team IN Mosman Youth Awards in Literature

    Maegan's piece "Anna" won first prize for Senior Secondary Prize at the Mosman Youth Awards for Literature. It's an awesome piece and I thought I'd find out a little more from Maegan about what inspired her to write this piece and her answer was super interesting! So read on...

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    "The Exit Home"

    16 October, 2014, By web team IN Mosman Youth Awards in Literature


    Nicky recently won first prize for her poem "The Exit Home" at the Mosman Youth Awards in Literature. I sat down with her over a coffee and we chatted about how it felt to win, what inspires her to write and how she handles a poet's worst nightmare - the writer's block. Read on to see what pearls of wisdom she wishes to pass on and to look at her winning piece. 

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    Some Sing, Some Dance but We Write

    21 August, 2014, By web team IN Mosman Youth Awards in Literature


    Writing is such a marvellous gift; not only does it take readers to new places and allow them to have new experiences, but it also extends the imagination of the writer, which is promising for an innovative future. 


6 Responses

  1. Manan Luthra

    27 January, 2017, 23:04:34

    Hey guys,

    Super keen on entering the competition! Where can I find a nomination PDF for download? Thanks!

    1. Mosman Youth

      9 June, 2017, 16:29:17

      Hello Manan,
      I hope you were able to find the nomination form in time! Our apologies for not passing along the information earlier. Best of luck
      -Youth Services

  2. Darren Varker

    15 March, 2017, 13:09:23

    The entry form is not attached! Can you please attach to the website so some of our students can enter this most prestigious of prizes.

    1. Mosman Youth

      9 June, 2017, 16:28:00

      Hi Darren,
      Our apologies the link was not working for you and for not seeing your question earlier. I hope someone was able to resolve this issue for you so that your students were able to submit their entries.
      -Youth Services

  3. Maddy Godsell

    17 May, 2017, 17:44:59

    Where are entries to be submitted to?

    1. Mosman Youth

      9 June, 2017, 16:24:03

      Hi Maddy,
      Sorry we did not see your comment until now. I see that the entry deadline has passed but I hope someone was able to inform you on where to drop off your entry. Best of luck!
      -Youth Services

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