Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Friends of the Latrobe City Libraries short story and poetry competition. The winning and commended entrants received their prizes at the Latrobe City Literary Festival held at the Traralgon Library last Sunday. The prizes were sponsored by Reader's Emporium, Onyx Café and Chris Humphrey’s Office National
First Place Adult Short Story: 'Sim' by Jennifer Lees; HC 'Hot Pink Dressing Gowns and Goodbyes' by Erin Jessep; HC 'The Find' by Catherine O'Neill.
First Place Adult Poetry: 'Incident at Easter Mass' by Edward Reilly; HC 'Poem to a Blind Poet' by Penelope Swales
First Place 12-18 Short Story: 'The Goat that Sailed Around the World' by Emily Just; HC 'It Has Been' by Joseph Warren; HC 'Ocean Waves' by Molly Van Berkel
First Place 12-18 Poetry: 'A Miner's Life' by Emily Just
First Place Under 12 Short Story: 'Writer's Block' by Harison Townsend; HC 'Destiny' by Nova Barry; HC 'Nippy and Snowy' by William Edgar
First Place Under 12 Poetry: 'Run' by India Van Berkel; HC 'Camp the River' by Isabelle Churchill; 'My Imagination' by India Van Berkel