South Perth Young Writers Award


This prestigious literary competition encourages excellence in creative writing and is open to all students who live in or attend school within the City of South Perth. There are five age categories for prose and the Award is open to all students from Year 1 through to Year 12.

Entries for 2018 are now closed. An awards presentation evening is scheduled for Thursday 19 July 2018.

Please see the full Terms and Conditions.

For more information contact South Perth Library on 9474 0800 or


The awards presentation evening was held 20 July 2017. Congratulations to all our winners.

View the 2017 Anthology here

SPYWA 2017 group photo