Short Story Writing Competition: 2016 Results

Congratulations to all our writers.

Category A: 12 to 14 years

First:      The War Inside by Kobi Mowszowski
Second: Sound of Night by Harini Guddanti
Third:     Firebug by Zahara Harrison

Highly Commended

High-School Killers by Mohammad Areeb
Missing You by Megan Rice
Photographs by Stephanie Liang
Soulmates by Laura Mah
Still Alive by Amna Basharat
The Doll That Came Back To Life by Emily Pham
The Stone Wall by Jennifer Li


Category B : 15 to 17 years

First (tie): Red Snow by Stephanie Tzanidis

First (tie): Crimson Snow by Jason Winn 

Second: Shame and Silence and Grief and Self-Sacrifice by Madu Balashanmugan
Third:     Eva by Chloe Kemp

Highly Commended

Chasing Carolina by Sara Wimalajeewa
Chasing the Dragon by Sabrina Fu
Confused Realities  by Aahana Dudani
Humanity  by Marni O'Connell
Kelpie  by Gareth Cassidy
Survival by Ivana Fernando

Category C:  Adults

First:      Lifting the veil by Belinda McCormick
Second: Immigrants and Insights by Marcus May
Third:     Coming Home by Ashleigh Oldfield

Highly Commended

An Unlikely Crew by Danielle Ackland
Bitoy's Red Bike by Zola Macarambon
Kuchikukan  by Andrew Harbis
The Beast by Estela Anders
The Commander and the Beast  by Olivia Oh
The $50 Bird by Corinne Innes
Waiting for Ferdie by Brooke Cutler

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Last updated: 11 July 2018