Prize Announcements

We’re delighted to bring you the following prize results for 2020.

AAWP—Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Translators’ Prize

Winner: ‘423 Colours- excerpts from the Spanish novel 423 colores by Juan Gallardo and Rafael Avendaño’, translated by Lilit Thwaites

Highly Commended:

‘A Dosimeter on the Narrow Road to Oku’ by Durian Sukegawa, translated by Alison Watts

‘Mestri Di Mont’ an excerpt from Tito Maniacco’s (1932-2010) memoir, Mestri di mont (2007), translated by Valentina Maniacco.

‘Martin, Martin’s Newborn Brother, His Father, His Mother, The Doctor, Aunt Juanita, The Birdcages and a Bird’ – a short story by Ana María Moix, translated by Lilit Thwaites

‘The Blind Spot – excerpts from the Spanish novel El ángulo ciego by Luisa Etxenike’, translated by Lilit Thwaites.

AAWP UWAP—Chapter One Prize

Winner: Stone Hearts: A collection of short stories by Lisa Dowdall

Highly commended: The Taste of Cedars by Anne Hotta

AAWP—Australian Short Story Festival Short Story Prize

Winner: ‘Cockroach’ by Jane Cornes

Highly Commended:

‘Rose and Thorn’ by Sarah St Vincent Welch 

‘Not-John’ by Jon Geoffrey 

AAWP—Ubud Writers and Readers Emerging Writers’ Prize

Winner: ‘Pit Stop’ by Nina Winter

Highly Commended:

‘The Suitcase’ by Deborah Huff-Horwood 

‘Jungle Heat’ by Petra Sully 

AAWP—Slow Canoe Creative Nonfiction Emerging Writers’ Prize

Winner: ‘An incomplete archive of blue’ by Dani Netherclift

Highly Commended: ‘Learning to Say Goodbye the Dublin Way’ by Breda Hertaeg

Congratulations to all our successful entrants…and thanks to all who submitted.