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2015 Pittwater Short Story Award Shortlist Announced



Thank you to everyone who entered the 2015 Pittwater Short Story Award.


Congratulations to the following writers whose stories have been shortlisted.


Category 1 - Writers aged 9-12 years.

Charlotte Nell - Put The Kettle On

Ella Pittard - Fish Out of Water

Cedar Leigh-Jones - Down to Rock Bottom

Poppy Jones - Something Fishy

Toby Axford - Octopus Detective Saves All

Courtney Yeandle - What Goes Around Comes Around

Eleanor Henley - An Unexpected Encounter

Finn Elkan - Lost George & The Secret River

Isabel Lear - Hide-and-Seek

Charlie Tompson - The Fire

Peri Marks - Side Effects

Grace Whalley - June's Adventure

Category 2 - Writers aged 13-16 years

Callum Kilbane - Black Monday

Jaime Bell -  Edges

Belle Turner - The Light of Life

Isabel Stubbs - Billie

Wonita Gallagher-Kruger - The Truth About Charlotte

Conor Carroll - The Save From Above

Ella Couston - The Mackerel Challenge

Hannah Dunwoodie - The Whispers of the Night

Henry McGilchrist - Fish Out of Water

Emily Kramer - Murderer

Maya Van der Vegt - The Flame

Lydia Prandle - Attention to Detail

Category 3 - Open

Felicity Lenehan - A Grand Old Tale in a Tea Cup

Jim McCool - I'm Not Eating That Smell

Belinda Grieve - Alternate Endings

Matt Elkan - Keet

Rananda Rich - Magic of Pittwater

Ted Beecher - The Toy Box

Harry Brown-Beresford -  Locket

Jamila Head-Toussaint - Silhouettes

Jane Edgar-Peterlin - The Good Life

Diane Harding - The Barrel

Skye Viviers - Jeanette and Brian

Charmaine Chan - The Taste of Fish

The winners will be announced at the award night, 6.30pm on Tuesday, June 23rd, at Berkelouw Books in Mona Vale.

Writers, friends and family are all welcome.

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