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The Canberra Times National Short Story Competition
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History

Conducted by the Canberra Times. Winning entries were published in book form.

Winners

1988 winner (Pat Rappolt Prize for Writers Under 25) Peas Robert Carver , 1988 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 October 1988; (p. 21)
1986 winner Amateur Hour Garry Disher , 1986 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 September 1986; Fiction Magazine , vol. 5 no. 7 1986; Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 83-91) The Difference to Me : Prize Winning Stories 1988; (p. 35-45) Personal Best : Thirty Australian Authors Choose Their Best Short Stories 1989; (p. 120-128) The Penguin Century of Australian Stories 2000; (p. 242-249)
1985 winner The Walls Remain the Same Tony Maniaty , 1985 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 October 1985; (p. B4) Latitudes : New Writing from the North 1986; (p. 160-165) Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 113-118)
1983 winner (Pat Rappolt Prize for Writers Under 25) The Swimmer Liam Davison , 1984 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , October vol. 29 no. 3 1984; (p. 37-43) Australian Short Stories , vol. 2 no. 5 1984; (p. 7-13) Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 157-167) The Shipwreck Party 1989; (p. 12-23) Penguin Australian Summer Stories 1999; (p. 104-116) Collected Stories 2001; (p. 13-22)
1981 joint winner Flight Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , 1984 single work short story
— Appears in: Walking the Dog and Other Stories 1984; (p. 119-125) Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 139-144)
1980 winner The Albatross Beverley Farmer , 1980 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 October 1980; (p. 21) Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 34-39) Collected Stories 1996; (p. 54-59)

— Appears in: Chung-Wai Literary Monthly , no. 301 1997; (p. 214)
1979 winner A Man and His Fox Alex R. Mitchell , 1988 single work short story
— Appears in: Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 119-125)
1978 winner Beer Boogie Blues Jim Morlock , 1978 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 September 1978; (p. 12)
1977 winner Footnote to History Patricia Rolfe , 1988 single work short story
— Appears in: Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 92-98)
1976 winner A Vibration in the Memory Maureen Pople , 1988 single work short story
— Appears in: Not Drowning, But Waving : Fifteen Years of the National Short Story Competition 1988; (p. 28-33)
1975 winner Orientation Robert Hood , 1975 single work short story
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 December 1975; (p. 31) The National Times , 22 December 1975; (p. 40) Day-Dreaming on Company Time : Short Stories 1988; (p. 7-11)
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