The Port Stephens Examiner

Literature Awards 2015





Port Stephens Council Award - $500

1st $500               The Hot Shot Salesman          Garry Hurle                   Calulu VIC

2nd $300              Final Bid                                  Christine Johnson         Rozelle NSW

3rd $150              Memory                                   Christine Johnson         Rozelle NSW


Most Highly Commended (in order) - $25 each

Fast Forward                                        Kath Cridland                    Shoal Bay NSW

In Circular Motion                                Julie Thorndyke                Castle Hill NSW

The Fall                                                Robin Trinca                     Narooma NSW

Norma’s Shoes                                      Christine Johnson             Rozelle NSW


Highly Commended (in order)

Clare                                                     Ashton von Westmeath     Hilldale NSW

Bashing Grandpa                                   Ian Reid                            Ardross WA

The Winter of His Despair                   Jim Brigginshaw                Alstonville NSW

A Woman on the Boards                       Mark Fowler                      Magill SA

Coming of Age                                      Joy Tekinay                       Peakhurst NSW

After the Chase                                   Pam Garfoot                      Brightwaters NSW


Commended (in order)

Red Fin a Memoir                                  John Collard                     Macarthur ACT

More than Sixpence Worth                  Graham Mc Donald            Denmark WA

Bird                                                      Bill Bean                            Tomerong NSW

The Prison On the Hill                          Dianne van Heyningen        Glebe NSW

Ray’s First Mate                                   Reg James                         Turramurra NSW

The Lantern                                          Georgina Odell                  Balgowlah NSW Award $50

The Lunch Box                                      Greg Mc Farland               Orange East NSW


These awards are made possible by contributions from The Port Stephens Examiner,    

Port Stephens Council, Club Lemon Tree and the volunteers at Tilligerry Adult Community Education (TACE) and