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‘Overland’ Nakata Brophy Prize shortlist announced

Overland journal has announced the shortlist for the fourth Nakata Brophy Prize for the best short story by a young Indigenous writer.

The shortlisted writers and their works are:

  • Allanah Hunt, for ‘Invisibility Isn’t Only a Power Superheroes Have’
  • Amy McQuire, for ‘Tea and Dying’
  • Evelyn Araluen, for ‘Muyum: A Transgression’
  • Jack Stevens, for ‘The Last Days’
  • John Morrissey, for ‘Tommy Norli’.

The winner, who receives $5000, publication in Overland’s print magazine, and a three-month residency at Trinity College, will be announced on 10 April. The Nakata Brophy Prize alternates between fiction and poetry, with this year’s prize for the best short story up to 3000 words by an Indigenous writer under 30.

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