2021 Mayoral Creative Writing Prize

Mayoral Creative Writing prize

1. Overview

The 2021 Mayoral Creative Writing Prize is open to adults and children (aged 8 to 17 years) who live in Blacktown City. The poems and short stories must be works of fiction.

Entries open midnight, Tuesday 1 June 2021. Entries will be accepted online at that date.

2. List of 2020 winners and highly commended writers

Congratulations to the 2020 Mayoral Creative Writing Prize winners and highly commended writers.

Nandana Anu Priya

8 - 11 years old

Poetry

Winner

Emily McDonell

8 - 11 years old

Poetry

Highly Commended

Elina Feng

8 - 11 years old

Poetry

Special Mention

Zulkifl Khan

8 - 11 years old

Short Story

Winner

Faavian Ahmadi

8 - 11 years old

Short Story

Highly Commended

Erika Mercado

8 - 11 years old

Short Story

Highly Commended

Himani Bhandari

12- 14 years old

Poetry

Winner

Bilvika Abburi

12 - 14 years old

Poetry

Highly Commended

Mannat Ali

12 - 14 years old

Short Story

Winner

Katelyn Ray

12 - 14 years old

Short Story

Highly Commended

Muneeza Ayub

15 - 17 years old

Poetry

Winner

Chesca Chivers

15 - 17 years old

Poetry

Highly Commended

Mackenzie Vary

15 - 17 years old

Short Story

Winner

Zahrah Shah

15 - 17 years old

Short Story

Highly Commended

Sarah Jane Cupitt

Adult

Poetry

Winner

Jessica Hanna

Adult

Poetry

Highly Commended

Rebecca Sullivan

Adult

Poetry

Special Mention

Jo Mularczyk

Adult

Short Story

Winner

Hardeep Dhanoa

Adult

Short Story

Highly Commended

The prize winners from the 2020 Mayoral Creative Writing Prize are available to download here(PDF, 9MB).