2019 STORYTELLING COMPETITION LONGLISTS

Congratulations to the twelve storytellers who have made our longlists.

ADULT

Bronwyn Coulston - The Young One
Terry Malone - Deadline
Adam Jeffrey - Roar
Anna Pryor - Two’s Company
Susie Cameron - Survivor
Karen Morrow - The Shack
Haley Wells - The Warmth in Her Belly
Elanna Herbert - Entangled
Chris Marcic - The Fragility of Life
Clive Bailey - Footprints in the Sand
Henry Carter - Evan Hates the Beach
Tara Boyd - Footprints in the Sand

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Zara Clegg (St Mary’s) - Followed
Zach Diver (St Mary’s) - Footprints In The Sand
Oscar Perry Dickenson (St Mary’s) - Scream
Eden Sakora (St Mary’s) - Clean up The Reef
Mia Leighton (UPS) - Mystery at Sandy Bay
Hugo Perry Dickenson (St Mary’s) - Near Death
Grace Condie (MPS) - Footprints In the Sand
Xavier Brooks (St Mary’s) - The Footprints
Jaya Pimm (MPS) - The Heroes
Ivy Lawson (MPS) - Mark and Pretzel
Elise Proctor (St Mary’s) - Footprints In The Sand
Thomas Squire (St Mary’s) - Blind Ambition

THE 2019 STORYTELLING COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTRIES.

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The StoryFest Storytelling competition is a fantastic opportunity to flex your writing muscle, explore your creativity and tell a great story.

Your work will be read by some of Australia’s most experienced authors and you’ll be in the running for some very cool prizes, not to mention a place on the 2019 Honour Roll.

The Storytelling competition is open to Shoalhaven residents of all ages in the following categories:

  • Primary School - 300 words

  • Secondary School - 700 words

  • Adult - 1000 words

The theme for 2019 is ‘Footprints in the Sand’ - what wonderful story can you concoct around this theme?

The competition opens on 29 January 2019. Entries close 12 April 2019. We’ll provide all the details on how to enter prior to the competition opening.

Don’t forget to read the Terms & Conditions carefully as you will need to provide your entry in an approved format.

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If you’d like to advertise the competition at your school or workplace, you can download the poster here.