Winners of 2016 Hope Prize
Our esteemed judging panel, Quentin Bryce, Cate Blanchett and Kate Grenville, were impressed with the very high standard of writing for The Hope Prize and reported that all the finalists revealed powerful perspectives on the world at large, and displayed unique, unpretentious and authentic voices.
Hope, the anthology of all the winning stories published by Simon & Schuster is available at book retailer Readings.
Congratulations to our prize-winning and commended authors:
- First Prize – Catherine Moffat – Better Homes and Gardens
- Second Prize – Eloise Young – 555 to Reservoir
- Third Prize – Katherine Hayes – Queen St
- Young Writer award – Eleanor George – Colours
Highly commended authors:
- Laura McPhee-Browne – The Surprise
- Marlish Glorie – Machine Man
- David Porter – We are Looking at Hun Chen
- Heidi Catherine – The Extra Piece
- Christine Fontana – The Common Good
- Yvonne Popplewell – The Flatscreen