This year’s award was for short works on the theme Migration: People and Places.
We asked you to tell us your story in 700 words or less, and received over 120 submissions from a wide range genres. Entries included heart felt stories of migration and transnational journeys, of community and people in far-off lands. Many entries were affirming stories about resilience, risk, hope and opportunity.
The 2017 Mayor’s Writing Award included an overall winner and two honourable mentions.
- Prithi Rao for her work titled ‘Last Week’s Lunch’.
- Sarah Walker for her work titled ‘Spread’.
Winner of the 2017 Mayor’s Writing Award:
- Terry Donnelly for his work titled ‘Advice to a Young Migrant’.
Congratulations to the winning entrants, thank you to all who took part. Look out for the stories in the next edition of n-SCRIBE