'Sponsored by Trinity College at the University of Melbourne and supporters, this prize recognises the wonderful talent of so many young Indigenous writers across the nation, and offers an opportunity for the best of our writers to be encouraged, published and acclaimed.
The annual prize is $5000 and is open to Indigenous writers under 30 years of age.' (Source: Overland Online website)
'When I crossed there was only little light darkly.
'This place where I have been told to find you is light and floor-stained tea tree, as my sister who dreams has described, she who sees still water when she hears my name. It is she who should be here to lay down in you and listen, but I was the one who was unravelled by silence.' (Introduction)