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History

For Victorian writers. The Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards  support the talent and creativity of unpublished writers, and give them the chance to be recognised for their talent and win up to $12,000.

Latest Winners / Recipients (also see subcategories)v2108

Year: 2013

winner y separately published work icon Good on Paper Andrew Morgan , Melbourne : Hunter Publishers , 2013 11142593 2013 single work novel crime satire

'When one-time literary prodigy Josh Henry resurfaces from obscurity, a struggling independent publisher can't believe his luck. Enter freelance editor Nettie Brown with a simple brief: make contact, get the manuscript, deliver the inevitable masterpiece.

'But this is no ordinary novel — Nettie is enlisted to help produce a new, improved version of one of the most spectacular failures of the previous decade. Can she negotiate the wounded egos, mangled manuscripts, and missed deadlines before her career succumbs to the final cut?

'Part mystery, part satire, Good On Paper casts a cool editorial eye over the making of the books we love.' (Publication summary)

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