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The Mayor of Boroondara, Cr Jane Addis congratulated the winners of the 2018 Boroondara Literary Awards and said the Awards provide an opportunity for writers to share their writing and have their work recognised.

“We received over 1,470 submissions from a strong field of entries across all three categories, and everyone who entered should be proud of their originality, creativity and the quality of their work” said Cr Addis.

The winners in each category are:

Open Short Story Competition Imbi Neeme: Naamah’s Ark
Keith Carroll award Katherine O’Hanlon: Renaissance
Junior Poetry award

Itzy Kelly : Evolution

Middle Poetry award Odi Paatsch : Pocket Mirror
Senior Poetry award Clem McNabb : Aquarium
Junior Prose award Lotus Das-Hyland : The Day the Unwanted Visitor Arrived
Middle Prose award Lottie Dalton : Milky Ways
Senior Prose award Lucienne Bourke : Goosey
2018 Literary Award winners Itzy, Odi, Clem and judge Cameron

Itzy Kelly, Odi Paatsch and Clem McNabb with judge Cameron Semmens.

Congratulations to all the winners.  

For a full list of winning and highly commended entries as well as the 2018 Judges’ reports, view the 2018 Boroondara Literary Awards winners.

The Boroondara Literary Awards is an annual event and the City of Boroondara is grateful to the Rotary Club of Balwyn for their support as they continue to encourage all kinds of writers and would-be writers to put pen to paper and write.

For more information about the Awards, please visit Boroondara Literary Awards or contact the Literary Awards Coordinator on 9278 4036 or email [email protected]

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