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Longlist Announcement: LTRL Fictional Flashbacks Competition

We’re delighted to announce that the longlist for this year’s Love to Read Local Week Fictional Flashbacks Competition is finally here!

This year we had an incredible 137 entries! Congratulations to the following:
Wendy Arthur, Spin Cycle
Liam Blackford, Fire, Water and Earth
Robin Bower, Watching
Susan Braghieri, They Came in Search of Riches, Kalgoorlie, 1895
Andrew R. Cameron, An Ode to My 2002 VX Commodore
Josephine Clarke, Piggy Bank
Nellie Crawford, A Rope Swing in the Forest
Alison Davis, Shattered
Therese Edmonds, Home
Caitlin Ellis, Opening the Cicada Jar
Devin Grimm-Kos, Angel Station
Annie Horner, The Back Fence
Erika Johanson, Love-Soaked Cotton
Rory Lefroy, Blot in the Copybook
Alice Macri, Salt
Laila Miller, Catch After Catch
Scott-Patrick Mitchell, The Promise-Shaped Doll
Joanna Morrison, Tough Love
Laura Motherway, From the Mouths of Babes
Casey Mulder, Self Image
Emily Paull, Cold Ears, Warm Heart
Katie Pope, The Mermaid Shell
Makenzi Prince, The Mother Tree
Alana Pritchard, Statuesque
Emily Robertson, Detritus
Pat Saunders, Squeaky Shoes
Isobelle Smith, Paradise or Perdition
Jeanette Stampone, Gentle Reminder
Macey Turner, My Father’s Only Vice
Rebecca West, Legacy

‘We were thrilled and honoured to judge this year’s Love to Read Local Week Fictional Flashbacks Competition. The sheer volume of submissions showcased the passion and dedication of Western Australian writers and creators, each pouring their heart and soul into their work in such a short piece. As we delved into each entry, we were struck by the diversity of voices, styles, and stories presented each unveiling a core memory associated with a treasured object.’ The Writing WA team.

You can read the longlisted entries on the Love to Read Local website.

We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to everyone on the longlist!

This award is proudly sponsored by Raine Square.

The shortlist will be announced on 16 May 2024.

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