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Margaret River Short Story Competition shortlist

Published 11th January, 2017 in News

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the annual Margaret River Short Story Competition.  The final judge and editor of the collection, award winning writer Ellen van Neerven said she was very impressed with the high standard of entries and has selected seventeen stories for the collection. 

Those shortlisted are :


Emily Paull, Miss Lovegrove

Jo Morrison, Of the Water

Leslie_Thiele, Harbour Lights

Charlotte Guest, Everywhere We Look

Sophie_McClelland, Dependence Day


Judyth_Emanuel, Treacle Eyes

Yvonne Edgren, Small Disturbances


Laura_Elvery, Joiner Bay


Marian_Matta, A Single Life

Miriam_Zolin, Better than the Farm

Keren Heenan, Oh, the Water

Else Fitzgerald, Sheen

Belinda McCormick,  M

Gail Chrisfield, Still Life with Dying Swan

John Jenkins, Through a Latte Darkly

Andreas Å Andersson, London via Paris and Rome

Erin Courtney Kelly, All the Places You Have Been


Congratulations to all those shortlisted and thank you to all those who participated in the competition, we hope you continue to write and submit your stories to other competitions.

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