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Results of the NORMAN McVICKER YOUTH LITERARY AWARD 2017

NORMAN McVICKER YOUTH LITERARY AWARD 2017

Mudgee Valley Writers FAW

POETRY

58 entries

1st   Precious Recollections   Brittany Doolan   NSW

2nd   Song of the Drover   Rachel Goodwin   NSW

3rd   The Wolf   Kaitlan Buckingham   NSW

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Ballad of the Drover   Rachel Goodwin   NSW

A Pot from Damascus   Freya Cox TAS

Just   Abby Strangward   VIC

It Will Be Okay   Freya Cox   TAS

The Drover’s Lament   Rachel Goodwin   NSW

COMMENDED

A Confined Freedom   Yehezq‘El Schuster   QLD

Journey to Australia   Holly Kennedy   NSW

A Letter to Death   Aiah Al-Saig   QLD

 

PROSE

107 entries

1st   Letter to my Widow   Erinn Branagh   NSW

2nd   Send Me Home, My Friends!   Freya Cox   TAS

3rd   One Night in New Orleans   Lilian Cao   NSW

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Amadee’s Symphony   Natan‘El Schuster   QLD

Hope In A Woman’s World  Natan‘El Schuster   QLD

Ralphie   Daisy Andrews   NSW  

Nana Was a Stolen Girl   Daisy Andrews   NSW

Jump   Maddison Hincks   NSW

A Beautiful Disaster   Natan‘El Schuster   QLD

COMMENDED

Unspoken Words of Love   Brittany Doolan   NSW

The Midnight Library   Ines Simec   NSW

Hair-ribbon-blue Sky   Freya Cox   TAS

Made With Love   Natan‘El Schuster   QLD

Home  Bailey Schultz   NSW

Eucalyptus   Ruby Adams   NSW

The Story of Jack Burns Isabella Baker   NSW

Judges' Comments

Norman McVicker Youth Literary Award 2016

 Competition Results

Prose

 

1st     Welcome Home Freya Cox TAS

2nd     The Man With the Voice Like A River Daisy Andrews NSW

3rd     On My Own Terms Freya Cox TAS

H/C   Behind A Barbed Wire Fence Brynnie Rafe VIC

H/C   The Best Laid Plans Brittany Doolan NSW

H/C   The Price of Liberty Freya Cox TAS

C       Walls Michaela Rowe ACT

C       Always Margie Sophie Eldridge SA

C       Multiple Neuroses Alexandra Elgue ACT

C       Variation on an Ancient Tale Clare Yan-yu Pryor NSW

C       Clocks and Bombs Lizzie Hughes ACT

 

Poetry

1st       Painting the World Freya Cox TAS

2nd     Harmony Celine Ng WA

3rd     If All the World’s A Stage Freya Cox TAS

H/C   Villiers Lane Brooke Murray NSW

C       I Am Rain Brynnie Rafe VIC

C       To Be A Doll Grace Jin SA

C       Where the Coolibahs Grow Rachel Goodwin NSW

C       The Bushfire Alexandra Elgue ACT