Ballarat Writers is excited to announce the final shortlist for the Southern Cross Short Story Competition. These final 12 stories were chosen from an initial 215 entries, which is a magnificent achievement.
Judge Julie Koh is working hard to decide a winner from this strong bunch of stories. Winners will be announced at the Ballarat Writers’ November meeting on Wednesday the 24th. This is scheduled to be held at the Bunch of Grapes hotel in Pleasant Street, Ballarat, from 7.30pm.
Congratulations to the shortlisted writers, in no particular order:
Body Parts by Helga Jermy
How To Leave Your Childhood Behind by Ros Thomas
Millie Lorraine by Josephine Sarvaas
The Cakemaker by David Campbell
Dogs by Timothy Loveday
Orbit by Jake Dean
Listing by Ian Reid
Epilogue by Rosemary Stride
Be Your Own Hero by Vicky Daddo
Driving by Christine Kearney
Feeling Through The Blue by Taylor Mitchell
Wheeler by Benjamin Forbes