As our awards presentation draws closer, Ballarat Writers is proud to present the shortlist for the 2017 Southern Cross Short Story Competition.
The shortlisted stories, and their authors, listed in alphabetical order according to the story’s title are:
Big Red Fiona Lewin Carss Park NSW
Bounds Tee Linden Sutherland NSW
Burned Jane Smith Toowoomba Qld
Every Shiny Thing On Fire Keren Heenan Montmorency Vic
Follow Suit Maryanne Ross Redan Vic
Hole In The Wall Ron Schroer Canberra ACT
Pain Andrew Scobie Auburn NSW
Safari KW George Indooroopilly Qld
Shazza’s Sheep Tee Linden Sutherland NSW
The Beacon Helen Carmody Stawell Vic
The Devil’s Food Susan Bennett Warragul Vic
The Man with The Dolphin Teeth Suzannah Churchman Perth WA
The Trials Of St Lurlene Heather MacKenzie Capalaba Qld
Please check out website after the 29th of November when the winners will be announced, or feel free to turn up to our final member night for the year to see the announcement live!