Griffith Garrets finalists show the write stuff

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The future of Australian literature is in excellent hands, according to Griffith University Creative Writing lecturer and award-winning poet Dr Anthony Lawrence. Dr Lawrence was the head judge for the 2013 Griffith Garrets creative writing competition for secondary school students from the Gold Coast and northern New South Wales. Finalists were honoured at a special function […]

Sensitive tale wins creative writing prize

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AB Paterson College student Selina Dowd has won the $3000 first prize in the Griffith Garrets Creative Writing Competition for her story about one woman’s descent into dementia. Creative writing lecturer and judge, Dr Sally Breen, said Selina showed a sensitivity and maturity well beyond her years in capturing the character’s voice and experience. “Her flair […]