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1 Nov 2017

C.J. Dennis Society 2017 Poetry & Short Story Competition Results

OPEN POETRY AWARD

 

First prize Shelley Hansen for “My Name’s Doreen”

Second Prize Will Moody for “The Busker and the Bikie”

Third Prize Will Moody for “The Gravedigger”

 

OPEN SHORT STORY AWARD

 

First Prize David Campbell for “Constable Og and the Bits and Bobs”

Second Prize  Jan Williams for “Dear Mar”

Third Prize “Shelley Hansen for “The Piano Player”

Honourable mention- Ruth Aldridge for “Our Singing Garden”

 

ADULTS WRITING FOR CHILDREN adult Judging

 

First Prize Stephen Whiteside for “The Fart from Outer Space.”

Second Prize  Jackie Hosking for “The Kids that rescued Easter”

Third prize Stephen Whiteside for “The Fart from Snowy River”

Fourth Prize David Campbell for “The Glugs of Gosh”

Highly commended Jenny Erlanger for “Bush Tucker”

 

ADULT WRITING FOR CHILDREN Judged by Primary school Students

 

First Prize Stephen Whiteside for “The Fart from Snowy River”

Second Prize Michael Williams for Lemonade Waterfall”

Third Prize  Jackie Hosking for “The Kids that rescued Easter”

Highly commended  Jenny Erlanger for “Grandpa’s Farm”

 

POEMS BY CHILDREN IN PRIMARY SCHOOL”

 

First Prize Max Bryant for “Bushranger’s Delight”

Second Prize Megan Vo for “Water from the Rain”

Third Prize Jun Buk for “The Land Down Under”

Highly Commended Micah Foreman for “How Gold Changed Australia”

Highly commended Dana Day for “Falling”

 

POEMS BY CHILDREN IN SECONDARY SCHOOL (No first prize awarded)

 

Honourable Mention Taylah Williams-Benjamin for “Spring is Here”