Word Portraits Youth Writing Prize

Use words to show what makes you, you.

Entries open: Tuesday 6 February

Entries close: 5pm, Friday 13 April

Results announced: Sunday 29 April. The Hunting Lodge, Tuggeranong Arts Centre

Young people of the Canberra region aged between 12 and 18 are invited to participate in the Word Portraits Youth Writing Prize.
Word Portraits is presented as part of The Human Condition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s suite of public programs that invites the public to engage with the many difficult themes arising from Another Day in Paradise and the associated story.

Participants will create a self-portrait in words on an A4 sheet of paper.

Prizes will be awarded for the best submissions in Years 7-8, Years 9-10 and Years 11-12 to third place, with an additional prize awarded to the best overall entry. The results will be announced on Sunday 29 April at a special presentation in the Hunting Lodge.

For more information, visit Tuggeranong Arts Centre's website.