A new society for writers has been incorporated into Papua New Guinea (PNG), PNG Society of Writers, Editors and Publishers, will see the administration of the country’s largest literary competition, the Crocodile Prize.

The Crocodile Prize is a national literary award initiated by PNG Attitude and the Post Courier.

The society is inviting interested persons to become members of the society. Membership is free for Papua New Guineans while non PNGeans can become associate members for $AUD50.00.

You can join by simply filling in the application form and sending it to benelong@bigpond.net.au or kjackson@jacksonwells.com.au. Once registered you will receive a Certificate of Membership and be sent regular newsletters of the society’s activities and affairs.

Applicants for associate membership can remit $A50 to the Bendigo Bank:

Account name: SPSS The Crocodile
BSB: 633 000
Account number: 141 021 527
Reference: Society membership <your surname>

Further information can be obtained by emailing the above addresses or from the PNG Attitude blog http://asopa.typepad.com/

You can download the application form and interim constitution by clicking the links below:

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