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Lane Cove Literary Awards


Lane Cove Literary Awards 2017 Winners

The Winners for this year's Lane Cove Literary Awards were announced on Thursday 2 November.

Short Story Prize

Winner - 1,500 seconds by A'Mhara McKey

Highly Commended - Home by Triona Diviney

Highly Commended - Deep Places - Meg McNaught

Memoir Prize

Winner - Bushwalkers Guide to Love and Other Worms by Linda Wells

Highly Commended - War was Hell on the Home Front by Jim Brigginshaw

Highly Commended - La Miserable by Nikki McWatters

Highly Commended - Charlie and the Others by Tanya Vavilova

Poetry Prize

Winner - Dinner as a Truckie's Daughter by Darlene Addy

Highly Commended - Gibbous by Damen O'Brien

Highly Commended - Knossos by Helen Thurloe

The Burns Bay BookeryYouth Prize (16-24 years)

Winner - Syria, No Not That Syria by Minass Richani

The Baytree by Ardency Senior Prize (Age 65+)

Winner - War was Hell on the Home Front by Jim Brigginshaw

North Shore Gym Resident Short Story Prize

Winner - Palliation by James McKenzie Watson

Stone Real Estate Resident Memoir Prize

Winner - Whom Ringdoves See by Margaret Barnes

Trendsetter Travel Resident Poetry Prize 

Winner - Woven by Margaret Vermeesch


Lane Cove Literary Awards 2017 Shortlists

The Lane Cove Literary Awards Shortlists have been released for the following categories:


Lane Cove Literary Awards 2017 Longlists

The Lane Cove Literary Awards Longlists have been released for the following categories:

Longlists are not produced for Resident, Senior and Youth Prizes.

Thank you to everyone who entered into this year's Awards.







Lane Cove Literary Awards - Previous Winners

Lane Cove Literary Awards Publications are available for purchase