Write Now! Competition 2016

Shortlist Announcement

Ten judges were involved in the preliminary judging process; each story was read by at least two different judges. This process has resulted in a shortlist of 24 entries which have now been passed on to judge Lyndel Caffrey who will select the winning stories.

A note from the preliminary judges:
Overall, the judges were impressed with the standard of entries this year. We appreciate entrants’ time and efforts. We would like to say a sincere thank you to you all for making us laugh, cry and wonder. There were stories that revealed secrets and personal journeys, tales of fire and death, loss and belonging, tears… and toilets! Please don’t be discouraged if your entry was not shortlisted. The decision was a difficult one and many of the stories that we were unable to shortlist also showed great potential. We wish you all the very best with your writing.

Shortlist 2016

Name of Entrant Entry Title Section

Tara Russo

Gus Godden

Max Godden

James Arnall

Talia Walker

Ali Godden

Ella Stewart

Jemma Widdison

The Underpants Mission

Spray Can Land

The Flash

Camp

Moving On

Little Red Riding Hood Goes Green

Birds of a Feather

The Weird Day at School

Junior

Junior

Junior

Junior

Junior

Junior

Junior

Junior

Sorcha Rees

Stephanie Venn

Lydia Schofield

Gemma Raso

Lucia Symonds

Gemma Raso

 Letters and Salt

Once upon a day

Reflected

Expression

Lost

The Abandonment of Duty

Young Adult

Young Adult

Young Adult

Young Adult

Young Adult

Young Adult

Maggie Jankuloska

Sue Gunningham

Taylor Carre-Riddell

Jessica Gray

Yee Ping Woo

Deborah Joy Langford

Judith Michael

Jeanne Cheong

Jennifer Williams

Katrina Watson

The Wedding

Butterfly

Transcendence

Hearth, Heart, Home

Where Home Is

Boy

The Zigzag Path

Four Walls

Separations

Home is a four letter word

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