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Historical Novel Society Australasia

The Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA) promotes the writing, reading and publication of historical fiction, especially in Australia and New Zealand.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Between Wednesday 14 April 2021 and Monday 14 June 2021
    Entries open for the ARA Adult Historical Fiction Category $60,000 prize money. $50,000 to the winner, and two additional $5,000 prizes. Awards open: 9am (AEST) 14 April 2021 Awards close: 5pm (AEST) 14 June 2021 Longlist announced (nine books): 8 September 2021 Shortlist announced (three books): 22 September 2021 Winners announced: 22 October 2021 Contest rules are at https://hnsa.org.au/ara-historical-novel-prize/ TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
    Competition held online
  • Between Wednesday 14 April 2021 and Monday 14 June 2021
    Entries open for the ARA CYA Historical Fiction Category $40,000 prize money. $30,000 to the winner, and two additional $5,000 prizes. Awards open: 9am (AEST) 14 April 2021 Awards close: 5pm (AEST) 14 June 2021 Longlist announced (nine books): 8 September 2021 Shortlist announced (three books): 22 September 2021 Winners announced: 22 October 2021 Contest rules are at https://hnsa.org.au/ara-historical-novel-prize/ TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
    Competition held online