Northern Territory Literary Awards
The annual Northern Territory Literacy Awards celebrate the achievements of a wide range of emerging writers.
The Northern Territory Literary Awards are now open and will close on Monday 30 April 2018. To enter online go to the Northern Territory Library website.
The winners of the 2018 Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Alice Springs on 24 July.
Winners of the 2017 awards were announced at a ceremony at Parliament House on 26 July.
Read the works of the winners and finalists .
ZipPrint Short Story Award
Winner Miranda Tetlow: This is where you come from
Shortlist Romany Maunder: The Lemon Tree
Zach Hope: The Creek
Ralph Folds: Tjamu Tjamu
A'Mhara McKey: Blood Memory
NT Writers' Centre Poetry Award
Winner Michael Giacometti: In the soft light of dawn
Shortlist Lynelle Kendall: Monarch
Johanna Bell: I saw myself
Kaye Aldenhoven: Thai sweet and sour
Susan Fielding: Duck hunting on the Coolabah Swamp
Charles Darwin University Creative Non-Fiction Award
Winner Kylie Stevenson: Notes from a dying town
Shortlist James Murray: My Conversation with Richard Fidler
Kaye Aldenhoven: A well told lie
Kate Leah Rendell: Re-reading country - A Settler Genealogy of Place
Julie U'Ren: An unsent letter from India
Charles Darwin University Essay Award
Winner Adelle Sefton-Rowston: Poetic Justice: a writer's response to graffiti in Don Dale's Youth
Shortlist Tom Lewis: Digging Down through Mayhem and Mystery - Japanese combat reports reveal
the human face of air war across the Top End
Tracey Diddams: Where would the NT News be without crocodiles? An analysis of human-
crocodile risks and portrayal of the risk by the NT News.
Kath Manzie Youth Award
Winner Sierra Haigh: Power Prey
Shortlist Monique Coffey: A Reflection of Anguish
Danica Jenner: Teddy
Ella Spinks: The Real Victim
Southern Cross Flash Fiction Award
Winner Shona Ford: Dear Diary
Shortlist Betty Lum: Whale Dreaming
Miranda Tetlow: Getting an education
Kate Leah Rendell: Skin
Miranda Tetlow: This is the way the world ends
James Murray: Lamb Chops
Matthew McKinlay: Forming the Common Intention
Brown’s Mart Theatre Award
Winner Lee Frank: Lured
Shortlist Levin Diatschenko: The Undying Swan
Mary Anne Butler: The Sound of Waiting
Last updated: 28 March 2018