Prize $5,000

The Sorrento Creative Writing Prize is a Future Leaders Initiative. The Prize celebrates the annual Sorrento Writers Festival and its mission to bring writers and readers together.

The winner will receive $5,000 and their writing featured at the 2024 Sorrento Writers Festival and at

We welcome original creative writing between 2,500 and 3,000 words.

Entries are required in a word document by 1 March 2024 to:

The Sorrento Creative Writing Prize is open to Australian citizens and residents aged 18 and over, who have not had their work published by a commercial publisher.

Entry to the Prize is free with a limit of one entry per person.