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History

The University of Canberra National Short Story Competition included an open section and a tertiary section. The competition was supported by the University of Canberra, the UC Union, the Canberra Centre for Writing and Culture Studies, and the University Co-op Bookshop.

Winners

2005 winner Skin Helena Fox , 2005 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 103 2005; (p. 103-110)
2004 winner The Favourite Paul Mitchell , 2005 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Spring no. 102 2005; (p. 140-146) The Best Australian Stories 2005 2005; (p. 142-150) Dodging the Bull : Stories 2007; (p. 67-78)
2004 winner Paul Mitchell
2004 winner Zenda Vecchio For her short story 'The Bear'.
2003 joint winner Shiduva Day James Casson , 2004 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Winter no. 97 2004; (p. 108-114)
2003 joint winner Sarah's Ark Amanda Curtin , 2004 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Winter no. 97 2004; (p. 85-92)
2002 winner Flotsam Cate Kennedy , 2003 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 92 2003; (p. 99-105) Secret Lives : Thirty-four Modern Australian Short Stories 2003; (p. 295-305) Dark Roots 2006; (p. 34-45)
2001 winner (Open section) The Knitter and Miss Newtown Tricia Dearborn , 2002 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 88 2002; (p. 39-44)
2000 winner (Open Section) Pontiac, chief of the Ottawas Everald Garner , 2000 single work short story
— Appears in: Island , Spring/Summer no. 84 2000-2001; (p. 31-38)
1998 winner (Tertiary Section) The Man Who Sold Words Elizabeth Stephens , 1999 single work short story
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 28 1999; (p. 4-9)
1997 winner (Tertiary Section) Ariel Andrea John Stigliano , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (National Short Story Competition Supplement) , 2 December vol. 7 no. 18 1997; (p. 2-3) Redoubt , no. 26 1998; (p. 13-19)
1997 winner (Open Section) About Dogs Roger Johnson , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (National Short Story Competition Supplement) , 2 December vol. 7 no. 18 1997; (p. 1-2) Redoubt , no. 26 1998; (p. 48-55)
1996 winner (Tertiary Section) The Corally Queen Angela Malone , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 24 1997; (p. 17-22) Australian Short Stories , no. 57 1997; (p. 57-63)
1996 winner (Open Section) The Marguerite Flower (for Nadia) Bruce Pascoe , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 24 1997; (p. 67-70) Heat , no. 5 1997; (p. 104-108) Nightjar 2000; (p. 7-12)
1995 winner (Tertiary Section) Anti Abortion Letter #1 Mark Panozzo , 1995 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (Supplement) , 15 November vol. 5 no. 17 1995; (p. 3-4) Redoubt , no. 22 1996; (p. 25-32) More Beautiful Lies 1996; (p. 251-266)
1995 winner (Open Section) Was a Better Swimmer Justin D'Ath , 1995 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (Supplement) , 15 November vol. 5 no. 17 1995; (p. 1-2) Redoubt , no. 22 1996; (p. 15-22)
1994 winner (Open Section) Messages to Georgie Matthew Beer , 1995 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 20 1995; (p. 43-49)
1994 winner (Tertiary Section) Possum Jodie Haid , 1995 single work short story
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 20 1995; (p. 37-41)
1993 winner (Tertiary Section) Karaoke and the President's Lady Russ Swinnerton , 1994 single work short story humour
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 18 1994; (p. 12-19)
1993 winner (Open Section) White Noise Anson Cameron , 1994 single work short story
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 18 1994; (p. 69-76) Ulitarra , no. 6 1994; (p. 37-45) Nice Shootin', Cowboy : Stories 1997; (p. 213-232)
1992 winner (Tertiary Section) The Glass Kangaroo Linden Salter , 1992 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (Supplement) , 11 November vol. 2 no. 17 1992; (p. 2-3) Redoubt , no. 16 1993; (p. 67-75)
1992 winner (Open) Musical Chairs D. M. Travers , 1992 single work short story
— Appears in: Monitor : The Newspaper of the University of Canberra (Supplement) , 11 November vol. 2 no. 17 1992; (p. 3-4) Redoubt , no. 16 1993; (p. 55-62)
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