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‘Overland’ Story Wine Prize winner announced

The winner of Overland’s inaugural Story Wine Prize has been announced.

‘That inward eye’ by Leah Swann has won the $3000 prize and will be published on the label of a Story Wines Shiraz, as well as in the next issue of Overland.

Swann’s one-sentence story was the ‘unaminous’ choice by judges, who praised its ‘joyous celebration of the inner life—observation, memory and a profound appreciation of beauty intertwined in a technically impressive single sentence of 585 words’.

Two runners-up were also announced and will each receive $500 and publication in Overland . They are: ‘I thought maybe I could be a lounge singer’ by Lauren Aimee Curtis and ‘6pm Saturday night’ by Sally Breen.

To see the full shortlist, click here.



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