Andrean Writer of the Year Awards

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Each year, a theme will be chosen for a short story writing competition.

Prizes: Three Junior/Gawura School and three Secondary School finalists will each receive a $30 prize. The overall winner of the Junior Andrean Writer of the Year ($100 prize) and the Andrean Writer of the Year ($220 prize) will be announced at Speech Night. All entrants will receive a certificate of participation and notable entries will receive certificates of commendation. The two winners will have their entries published in the school newsletter and all entries will be published in an online booklet.

Judging: Winning entries will be judged on creativity, writing skill, engagement of the reader and originality in exploring the theme. Entries must be composed this year and no group entries are permitted. Plagiarism will result in disqualification. All submissions will be judged by Mrs Stutsel, Mrs Robson and Mr Swibel. Finalist entries will be judged by Dr McGonigle and Dr Collier.

Entry: Entries are due by the last day of Term 3, should be typed, no longer than 2500 words.

NB:- Junior School and Gawura recommended word limits:

  • Stage 1: Max 200 words
  • Stage 2: Max 400 words
  • Stage 3: Max 1000 words

2017 Entries

media: 2017 Andrean Writer of the Year Awards.pdf

Senior School Finalists

Junior School Finalists