Calibre Prize 2015

Entries have now closed for the ninth Calibre Prize for an Outstanding Essay, which is worth a total of AU$5,000, and the judging is underway. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into about the judgements or the judging process.

The Calibre Prize is one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for an essay. All essayists writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live.

Essays must be between 3,000 and 7,000 words and must be written in English.

Judges: Delia Falconer and Peter Rose

Deadline for entries is 19 January 2015 *Entries have now closed*

First Prize: $5,000 and publication in Australian Book Review

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting us with queries about the Calibre Prize.

Click here for more information about past winners.

Click here for more information about the judges.

We gratefully acknowledge the long-standing support of Mr Colin Golvan QC.

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