Congratulations and a big thank you to all entrants. The standard was very high and made judging by the panel very difficult.
MGC Creative Writing Awards 2021
Congratulations and a big thank you to all entrants!
MGC Poetry Award
Winner: Marnie Florence-McNeil/Claire Riverland, All Hail Prince Percival
Runner-up: Kimmy Nguyen Thoi, When Misogynists Wear a School Blazer; Serenie Tsai, Life in Colour
MGC Prose Non-fiction Award
Winner: Erin Simoni, Diary of a water droplet
Runner-up: Rachel Chiu, Desecration
MGC Graphic Fiction and Other Writing Award
Winner: Maggie Chong, Chop Line Suey
MGC Year 11 and 12 Short Fiction Award
1st Place: Imogen Leigh, The Thing About Life
2nd Place: Mahli Chapman, The Indigo Jar
3rd Place: Berry Durad, The Deaths at Dusk
Runner-up: Smi Soni, Do I?
MGC Year 9 and 10 Short Fiction Award
1st Place: Lucy Op’T Hoog, Red
2nd Place: Alina Ivanova, Moon Boy
3rd Place: Gwyneth Op’T Hoog, The Boy and The Bear
Runner-up: Olivia Matthews-Milici, Concerto in A minor
MGC Year 7 and 8 Short Fiction Award
1st Place: Nora Dandurand, Departmentalising
2nd Place: Mila Gray, We aren’t detectives
3rd Place: Zaynab Syed, Blooms Amidst Adversity
Runner-up: Rosemary Gerner, A Tale of Light and Luck; Stephanie Qi, Black Cat; Philippa Castaldo, Petals Of A God.
Winner: Amber Lam, Portrait
Runner-up: Melina Deldar, Wish the Olds; Shelia Feng, The Mountain.
Listowel Short Story Award
Imogen Leigh, The Thing About Life
Berry Durad, The Deaths at Dusk
Gwyneth Op’T Hoog, The Boy and The Bear
Lucy Op’T Hoog, Red
Dorothea Lam, A Late Realization
Mahli Chapman, The Indigo Jar
Solei Chapman, The General’s Toy, My Beloved’s Muse