MJA Dr Eric Dark creative writing prize 2014
For those doctors with a flair for creative writing, the Medical Journal of Australia is now calling for entries in its Dr Eric Dark Creative Writing Prize for 2014. The prize rewards creative writing of up to 1500 words grounded in health or medicine and based loosely on the topic for 2014, ‘…out of the sky’.
The competition is open to all practising and retired doctors and medical students. Winning entries will be published in the MJA and outstanding runner-up essays may also be published. Closing date for entries is 7 April 2014.
Image of Eleanor Dark, one of Australia's foremost writers, c.1945 photographed by Max Dupain, State Library of New South Wales collection.