2024 Calibre Essay Prize
Posted on 22 October 2023
22 January 2024
Who may enter
The competition is open to all essayists writing in English. There is no age limit.
The Calibre Essay Prize is an annual Australian Book Review essay-writing award.
Entries must be a single non-fiction essay of 2,000 and 5,000 words.
Essays must be written in English.
Previously published, prize-winning, or broadcast essays will not be accepted.
Entries must be submitted online via the ABR website entry page.
Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee of AU$30, or AU$20 for current ABR subscribers.
The winner will receive AU$5,000.
The runner-up will receive AU$3,000.
Third place will receive AU$2,000.
The winning essay will be published in the April 2024 issue (print and online).
For further information visit the official competition website.