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2018 Mayors' Short Story Challenge

Winners announced

The talents of young writers from across the region were celebrated during the 2018 Mayors’ Short Story Challenge.

An initiative of Alexandrina Council, City of Victor Harbor and District Council of Yankalilla, the Challenge is about encouraging school aged children from reception to year 10 to let their imaginations run wild and share stories through creative writing.

The winners of the 2018 Mayors’ Short Story Challenge were announced at a celebration held at the District Council of Yankalilla Office on 6 September.

In presenting the awards, the mayors from each council praised the children who took up the challenge and demonstrated their creative writing skills.

They also thanked the three public libraries for their coordination of the challenge and principals, teacher-librarians, teachers and student service officers who played a key role in encouraging their students to enter and showcase their talents.

The prizes were provided by the respective councils and Friends of the Library groups.

Click here  to see who the winners were and read some of their excellent stories.