Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 Ada Cambridge and Young Ada writing competitions. The prizes are open to writers and poets who live, work or study in the western suburbs of Melbourne. There are four prizes available: The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize – $1,000, The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize – $500, The Young Ada Short Story Prize – $250 and the Young Ada Graphic Short Story Prize. The competitions close on Tuesday 8 March 2016 and the winners will be announced at the Williamstown Literary Festival in June 2016.  Applications forms and conditions of entry can be found here.