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The Pearl Prize



About The Pearl Prize: Writers Award

The Pearl Prize is presented with Osborne and Fawkner Publishing and supported by Midsumma Festival. A writing award where Queer writers have a platform of self-expression through the writing landscape and into publication.
Writers can submit writing in any form of prose or poetry to a literary panel and begin their journey in the Australian writing scene. 15 finalists are selected and published and the winner of the Pearl Prize announced during Midsumma Festival at a presentation in bookstores. The publication is released during Midsumma Festival and available to purchase. The Pearl Prize 2024 is proudly part of Midsumma Festival's A Brave(R) Space Arts programming.

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