By - Miriam Zolin

SALA Short Story Prize winners announced

Arts Council of Mansfield is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2016 SALA Short Story Prize.

National and Local winners of SALA 2016In its second year, the prize awards a national winner and a local winner. The Bendigo Bank, Mansfield and District Community Bank branch sponsors the local winner prize of $500. The prize for the national winner is $1000.

This year’s competition saw regional writer Chris Scriven (Kyneton) take out the national prize with his story ‘Knees like polished stones’

The local winner this year is Kammy Cordner Hunt, with her story ‘Himalaya’.

The winning stories will be published in this year’s collection, along with a selection of stories by other entrants.

Chris Scriven – Knees like polished stones (National winner)

SALA 2016 short story collectionKammy Cordner Hunt – Himalaya (Local winner)


Mark Brandi – Tippy

Melisabeth (Melly) Cooper Fell – Aftermath

Jillian Forrest – I’ve got Frogs

Kate Glenister – Summer

Daniel Harper – The Goddess of Wealth

Sue Hines – Echo of the Future

Louis Klee – German Bug

Charlotte Lindsay – Dear Margaret

Georgina Luck – The Mungo stone

Julie Twohig – New Friends

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