Writers from migrant backgrounds are invited to apply for the new Deborah Cass Prize for Writing.
The judging panel for the prize includes Tony Ayers, Alice Pung and Christos Tsiolkas. Applications can be fiction or non-fiction. The winning writer will receive a cash prize of $3,000 plus a three-month mentorship with an established writer. Black Inc have offered to consider the resulting manuscript for publication.
Applications for the 2016 prize are due 17 October and can be submitted here.

The Deborah Cass Writing Prize is in association with Writers Victoria.