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‘Feminartsy’ announces winners of inaugural Fiction and Memoir Prizes

Online journal Feminartsy has announced the winners of its inaugural Fiction and Memoir prizes.

Elizabeth Flux won the Fiction Prize for her piece ‘Best Laid Plans’. Judge Robyn Cadwallader said Flux’s work ‘stood out for its confident writing and clever construction’. ‘Tight and controlled, making each word count, its short vignettes build to a surprisingly complex portrait of female relationships,’ said Cadwallader.

Alex O’Sullivan was named runner-up for her piece ‘Nothing for Dinner’.

The Memoir Prize went to Chloe Higgins for ‘Things we cannot say’. Judge Biff Ward said Higgins’ piece is ‘psychologically insightful and brilliantly written, [with] every word honed to a consistently perfect pitch’.

Shu-Ling Chua was named runner-up for her piece ‘Don’t (F*cking) Ask Me Where I’m From, Please’.

The winners in each category receive $400 and the runners-up receive a book prize pack from Muse Canberra. For more information, click here.

 

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