Category Archives: BP Writing Prize

Ebb and Flow

Third Prize: Ebb and Flow A story about the push and pull of life in Derby. by Myra Kendall I squint from the sun’s setting rays. My eyes sting as the sunscreen residue mixes with my tears. I pull into our … Continue reading

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50 Years

Second Prize: 50 Years By Gordon Byers My story begins in 1970. I was a young 22-year-old living in Melbourne, just about finished my plumbing apprenticeship. My father had promised me he would buy me a brand new Holden Kingswood on … Continue reading

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First Prize: ‘Curry’ by Jess Miller

First Prize: Curry by Jess Miller I’ve only spent one wet season here. Every time I arrive the first thing I do is head over to Town Beach. There, turquoise water, turtles in abundance – just off the rocks. Most … Continue reading

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And the winners are

The Backroom Press Writing Prize… And the winners are…! We are very excited to announce the winners of the first ever Backroom Press Writing Prize, announced for this year’s Corrugated Lines: A Festival of Words.  The competition was fierce, but … Continue reading

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