National Literary Competition 2016

PHDC sponsors 2016 literary competition

This is a Literary Competition open to all citizens of Papua New Guinea, of all ages, and is a way for all Papua New Guineans to express themselves in writing, whether it be in poetry, short stories or arts (illustrations).

There are nine categories in the competition and these are; short stories, poetry, essay and journalism, heritage writing, book of the year, illustrations, writing for children and Women in Writing. Emerging young writer is a new category that was added this year