Short Story – writing on an island theme

Launching the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2021 (the best entries from the Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2021).

Chris Gallagher, judge on the 2021 competition, will chair a panel featuring the 2021 Winner, RI Quin (who, due to Covid restrictions cannot be present), with Adam Thompson and the 2021 Tasmanian finalists, Helen Wyatt (commended) and Reg Lynch.

Winner: ‘Saving Daniel’, by RI Quin

RI Quin is a writer living and working from her home in regional Queensland. Her work is inspired by outback landscapes and a love of solitude. Her short fiction appeared in the Forty South Short Story Anthology 2020 and in Overland.

Commendation:Chasing the light’, by Helen Wyatt

Helen Wyatt lives in lutruwita (Tasmania). She writes poetry and prose – for pleasure, for the challenge, and to try and make sense of life. Her short story, ‘Maria Magic’, was published in the Forty South Short Story Anthology, 2016.

Finalist: ‘A man’s home is his jumping castle’, by Reg Lynch.

Reg Lynch lives in lutruwita (Tasmania)… we may yet learn more…

Read more at Forty South.