Morris Gleitzman

Morris Gleitzman Writing Competition 2019

​What to do:

Write an amusing or funny story. 500 word maximum.

Who can enter:

Open to all Grade 5 and Grade 6 Tasmanian school students. One entry per student.

Where to enter:

Entry forms are available from your local participating school or at any Libraries Tasmania library or by download.

Download the entry form as a Word document or as a PDF form.

Print and drop off your entry, with your completed entry form, to any of our libraries or email your entry and a copy of your entry form slip to

Entries close:

Tuesday, 30 April 2019.


Prizes include signed copies of some of Morris Gleitzman's books.


Winners and prizes will be announced by Morris Gleitzman, the current Australian Children's Laureate, during his visit to Tasmania on 26 and 27 June 2019.

For more information, email

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