2015 QUT Creative Writing Prize Winners and Shortlisted Authors

The winners and shortlisted authors of the 2015 QUT Creative Writing Prizes were announced at the QUT Creative Writing Gala, held at Avid Reader Bookshop on 30 October 2015. Our sincere thanks to all the entrants and to our judging panel. Warmest congratulations to the winners.

Undergraduate

Balint Hegyes, “Chou Mienai”

Alexandra Philp, “Taxidermi”

Katerina Gibson, “Nesting”

Gretchen Hahn, “Tidak Seperti Ibuku”

Zanita Fletcher, “Fleeting Heartbeats”

Winner: Katerina Gibson, “Nesting”

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Postgraduate

Christopher McDonald, “No More Piano Lessons”

Sarah St Vincent, “Rose and Thorn”

Bethany Rawson, “Goji no Chaimu”

David Thornby, “Being the Boy the Memoir”

Winner: David Thornby, “Being the Boy the Memoir”

2015 QUT Creative Writing Prizes Now Open

The QUT Creating Writing Prize is divided into two categories: an undergraduate award for QUT students and a postgraduate prize for postgraduate students enrolled in any creative writing course degree in Australia.

Entries may be in the form of a short story, creative non-fiction or poetry.Submissions are limited to 3000 words of prose or 50 lines of poetry. A panel of judges will shortlist the entries and winners will be announced at the end of year QUT Writing Gala.

The winner of the postgraduate prize will receive $2000 and the winning entry will be published in The Lifted Brow.

The winner of the undergraduate prize will receive $1000 and the winning entry will be published in Kill Your Darlings.

Entries should follow the procedures outlined on the entry form.

Postgraduate Entry Form

Undergraduate entry form