What a joy it was to receive the news that I made the final cut again in this years Tasmanian Writers’ Prize for my short story Jack Frost.
Congratulations to award-winning Canberra author and science journalist Craig Cormick who stands on the winner’s podium with No man is an island.
Keren Heenan was highly commended for All the quiet things.
The other eight finalists, who will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2016, are:-
Alicia Bakewell (WA) – Walking on water
Margaret Forster (TAS) – My first volcano
Malcolm King (SA) – Eddystone Rock
Andrea McMahon (TAS) – Crystal Ball
Wendy Riley (VIC) – Maya’s Story
Karenlee Thompson (QLD) – Jack Frost
Roger Vickery (NSW) – Seven Variations on the theme of recovery
Helen Wyatt (TAS) – Maria Magic
Congratulations everyone. I can’t wait to read the stories.