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Welcome to Tasmania's national and international journal - a magazine that celebrates all that is good about Australia's island state

Richly illustrated with superb photographs, Tasmania 40° South presents the wilderness, culture, industry, wildlife, landscapes and people of Tasmania. 

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     Young Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015

A short fiction competition open to all secondary school students in Tasmania

run in partnership with the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE)

and sponsored by Fullers Bookshop

The winner of each section receives $300 and publication in Tasmania 40° South magazine. Runners up receive a $30 Fullers Bookshop gift voucher. 


Senior Section: Years 10-12



Freya Cox, The Friends School - A different world 

Runners Up

Runner up 1: Grace Mazengard, Fahan School - The bridge

Runner up 2: Anni Zhang, Ogilvie High - Just another morning in NYC


Junior Section: Years 7-9



Ben Smith Noble, Taroona High School - The sands of time

Runners Up

Runner up: Lilith Cole, Taroona High School - The wave

Runner up: Annwen Roberts, Taroona High School - Dandelions


CONGRATULATIONS TO Freya Cox (The Friends School) whose winning entry in the Young Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2014, Leaf in my hands, has been accepted for publication in Award Winning Australian Writing 2015 published by Melbourne Books. 


Tasmanian Writers' Prize 2015


Rachel Leary (VIC) A Concrete Aborigine



Karenlee Thompson (Qld) Dear Ethan 

Melanie Cheng (VIC) The Honeymoon


FINALISTS (alphabetical order)

Jamieson Allom  (TAS) In Two Minds

Verity Croker (TAS) Grasskiller 

Keren Heenan (VIC) The Island

Carmel Lillis (VIC) Island seeks Island

Andrea McMahon (TAS) Penal Colony

Andrew Stiggers (NZ) Island of Flowers

Simon Stuart (VIC) True North


The winner receives a cash prize of $500 and publication in the June edition of Tasmania 40° South

The ten winning stories will be published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2015


The Tasmanian Writers' Prize - 2013 and 2014 winners published in Award Winning Australian Writing 2014


2014 WINNER, Polly Whittington - The Chimney Pot


2013 WINNER, Debi Hamilton - Mud Flats

For more information visit Melbourne Books here: www.facebook.com/AwardWinningAustralianWriting

This seventh edition of Award Winning Australian Writing continues its commitment to showcasing the best short stories and poems that have won competitions around the country





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