Youth Awards Winners
The winners of this year’s Mosman Youth Awards in Literature have been announced from 321 submissions.
The competition, which is in its 29th year, attracted a high standard of entries across a wide variety of topics.
Winners, in order of first prize, second prize, highly commended and commended are:
Primary Prose: Caitlin Ong, Violet Bloxsom, Beau Booker and Alice Surace.
Junior Secondary Prose: Chantilly Ho, Kaia Tham, Cate Atkinson and Poppy McKinnon.
Senior Secondary Prose: Matilda Meikle, Olivia Layton, Sarah Cassidy and Aileen Bak.
Junior Secondary Poetry: Jade Cummins, Imogen Robertson, Ivy Hatherall and Amber Li.
Senior Secondary Poetry: Isaac Elms, Sunday Meikle, Maeve Cox and Ashley Hanna.
The total amount awarded for prizes was $2,500 and this year’s competition was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mosman, Mosman Lions Club, Oracle Books Mosman, Northern Beaches & Mosman College and Constant Reader Bookshop.