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Port Writers Open Literary Competition 2018
Results

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Port Writers Inc 2018 Writing Competition

FICTION winner – TREASURE by Charlotte French, NSW
NON-FICTION winner – LIQUID GOLD by Vickie Walker, NSW
POETRY winner – SAFFRON by Melissa Harrison, WA

Second place
FICTION – LOVE IS A MANY TENTACLED THING by Alison Olsson, QLD
NON-FICTION – KEMPSEY UNDER WATER by Jeannie Bennett, NSW
POETRY – A POEM WITH LATE NIGHT WHISKEY ON AN ANNIVERSARY by Cameron Semmens, VIC

Third place
POETRY – HESITATION by Tee Linden, NSW

Highly Commended
FICTION – BECALMED by Madeleine Moore, VIC
MESSAGE TO THE MEDIA by Kerry Wehlburg, NSW
NON-FICTION – THE SILVER LINING by Kate Lumsdaine, NSE
THE MEANING OF GA by Cameron Semmens, VIC
POETRY – SOME BOOKS by Paulette Smythe, VIC
ANOTHER ROOM by Ion Corcos, NSW

Commended
FICTION – WARNING AT SEA by Tom Penrose, NSW
THE YELLOW RABBIT by Brook Tayla, VIC
AARDVARK WHISPERER  by Frank Urban, NSW
IN A STORM by Mark MacNamara, NSW
POETRY – LISTEN by Tee Linden, NSW

And a big ‘Thank you’ to our Judges
FICTION – Jacqui Winn
NON-FICTION – Sandy Mackenzie
POETRY – Gill Goater


Port Writers Open Literary Competition 2017
Results

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Port Writers Inc 2017 Writing Competition

SHORT STORY winner – TALK OF THE TOWN by Marian Matta of Menzies Creek, VIC.
NON-FICTION winner – MY ‘LEMON MOON” IN NORWAY by Cameron Semmens, Upwey, QLD.
POEM / RHYME / FREE VERSE winner – THANKFULNESS IS A TEAM OF HUSKIES by Cameron Semmens, Upwey, QLD

Second place 
SHORT STORY – AN OLD-FASHIONED GIRL  by Sean Crawley, QLD
NON-FICTION – BEHIND THE MASK by Tom McIlveen, NSW
POETRY – THE LANGUAGE OFF MOTHS by Kate Tierney, NSW

Third place
SHORT STORY – FAMILY RESEMBLANCE by Kerry Wehlburg, NSW

Highly Commended
SHORT STORY – POWDER BLUE by Jean Cantry, VIC
THE ‘D’ WORD by Sean Crawley, QLD
POETRY – THE PAST IS MANY COUNTRIES by John Minnery, QLD
COLOSSAL by  John Minnery, QLD
QUOTIDIAN by Lorraine Gibson, NSW

Commended
SHORT STORY – THE NIGHT BAZAAR by Darren Cowan, NSW