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The 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award is proudly sponsored by the City of Fremantle, Fremantle Library and Fremantle Press.

The prize, which in 2020 celebrates its 30th anniversary, is biennial and is awarded to an unpublished manuscript by an unpublished Western Australian author for a work of adult fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $15,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. 

ENTRIES: Open on Monday 3 February 2020 and close at midnight WST on Friday 20 March 2020.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Shortlisted authors will be notified by phone or email. The winner will be announced at a special event at Fremantle Arts Centre in October 2020.

SUBMISSIONS: All submissions are to be made electronically. Before commencing your submission please carefully read the terms of use below. Also make sure you have a pseudonym, a 100-word biography, a provisional title for your work, and that you know the word count of your manuscript.

ENTRY FEE: You will require a credit card or PayPal account for payment of the entry fee. Entry costs A$30. This is a non-refundable fee that covers the cost of administrative tasks associated with judging. Please note that Submittable will also charge a small additional fee to cover the cost of international processing fees. 

MORE INFORMATION: If you require assistance with your electronic submission, or for any other inquiries, please contact Fremantle Library on (08) 9432 9766.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.