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Congratulations to the Newcastle category finalists:
Dael Allison for Breakwall and Amanda Berry for As We That Are Left.

Congratulations also to the national category long-list finalists:
After the Storm, Emma Ashmere (NSW)
My Mother’s Song, Gavin Austin (NSW)
The Turning, Danielle Baldock (NSW)
Before and After, Tenzin Bereny (Qld)
Lost in Translation, Maree Gallop (NSW)
Barunga Conversations, Tim Heffernan (NSW)
Drought, Hilary Hewitt (NSW)
The Shape You Make, Marjorie Lewis-Jones (NSW)
Shot Tower, Karen Manton (NT)
The City was Growing Inside Her, Harriet McInerney (NSW)
Fragment from a Western, Mark O’Flynn (NSW)
Fly in Fly out, Tess Pearson (NSW)
Ochre, Jennifer Porter, (SA)
Mum’s Garden, Lisa Reily (NSW)
Infinity Loops, Jen Saunders (NSW)
Amelie, Pamela Seckin (NSW)
Perpetual Motion, Samantha See (NSW)
Underpass, Janet Thomas (SA)
Paper Lining, Elizabeth Tyson-Doneley (Qld)
The Span, Jodi Sladen Vial (NSW)

Entries short-listed for the national category will be announced on November 1 and winners of both categories will be announced at a special event at the 2017 Newcastle Writers Festival, 7 to 9 April.

All finalists will be published in the Landmarks anthology along with invited writers from across Australia. Landmarks will be officially launched at the 2017 Newcastle Writers Festival.

Thank you to our competition partner Spineless Wonders Short Australian Stories.