Tasmanian Writer’s Prize

ENTRIES NOW OPEN

 

Open to residents of Australia and New Zealand, the prize is for short stories up to 3,000 words on an island, or island-resonant theme.

The winner receives a cash prize of $500 and publication in Tasmania 40°South.

ENTRIES CLOSE FEBRUARY 13, 2017

 

A selection of the best entries will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2016.

(see the 40S Bookshop to purchase your copy of previous anthologies)

Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

 

A short fiction competition open to all secondary school students in Tasmania.

Run in partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE).

Senior Section: Years 10-12

 

Winner

Amber Lohrbaecher, Elizabeth College – He called to say

Runners Up

Zoe Rabone, Elizabeth College – A natural death

Carolina Peneda, Ogilvie High School – The call of morning

Commended

Riley Chivers, Hellyer College – Rose of another name

Freya Cox, The Friends School – The same partnership

Junior Section: Years 7-9  

 

Winner

Annwen Roberts, Taroona High School – Sense of achievement

Runners Up

Ruby Croft, St Aloysius Catholic College – The wedding celebration

Ben Smith Noble, Taroona High School – Golden moments

Commended

Lilith Cole, Taroona High School – No geraniums *Winner of the Peter Sharp Memorial Award 2016 (selected by judge Penny Lane)

Anneliese Gulliver, Scotch Oakburn College – Golden

Mia Cooper, Ogilvie High School – Three Years

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The winner of each section receives $300 and publication in Tasmania 40° South magazine. Runners up receive a $30 Fullers Bookshop gift voucher.