Monthly Archives: December 2017

Hilarie Lindsay 2017 Competition: Judge’s Comments

FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Short Story competition for Australian School Children.

Section 1: Years 10, 11 & 12

Winner: ‘Send me Home, my Friends’ (07)

Second: ‘Throw Gold and Silver Down to me’ (08)

Six stories in this section were beautifully written,

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Hilarie Lindsay 2017 competition
Section 1 Winning Story

Senior Secondary (Years 10, 11 & 12)

FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Short Story competition for Australian School Children.

SEND ME HOME, MY FRIENDS!

By Freya Cox

Some things never truly let you go, no matter how much space or time you let stretch between you.

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Hilarie Lindsay 2017 competition
Section 2 Winning Story

Junior Secondary (Years 7, 8 & 9)

FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Short Story competition for Australian School Children.

SYDNEY COVE

By Willow Ross

If Elizabeth had discovered anything in the last month, it was that you do get used to the dark.

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Hilarie Lindsay 2017 competition
Section 3 Winning Story

Senior Primary (Years 5 & 6)

FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Short Story competition for Australian School Children.

INNOCENCE

by Isaac Robinson

I glanced up at the cloudy sky, the sun illuminating the evening in a vibrant pink. The first of a myriad of stars began to appear as soldiers ruffled anxiously around me,

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Hilarie Lindsay 2017 competition
Section 4 Winning Story

Junior Primary (Year 4 & under)

FAW NSW Hilarie Lindsay Short Story competition for Australian School Children.

DONT AND ME

By Justin Kim

I was on my bed, sighing and thinking of what humiliation would take place tomorrow. It was the donkey race and my donkey was the most stubborn donkey of them all.

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Kids and YA Festival 2018

Call For Submissions

Closing date: Sunday 28 January 2018.

The NSW Writers’ Centre is delighted to announce that its Kids & YA Festival on Saturday 30 June 2018, will be directed by best-selling, internationally published children’s author Belinda Murrell.
To ensure the Festival will cover the emerging trends and diversity of voices in the field,

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