Horne Prize, The

The Horne Prize will be given for an essay of exceptional quality, of no more than 3000 words. The essay must address the theme ‘Australian Life’, be that a profile or a reported feature centred on a particular issue, or a series of vignettes or something else that explains who we are and how we live. Entrants need not be published or professional writers, but craft skills of professional calibre are essential. First prize is $15 000.