The Loophole by Alison Rutstein has won the 2023 Short Story Competition for adult writers 18+
StoryLinks spoke to Alison about her writing which you can read in full HERE.
There were some fabulous stories entered in this year’s competition notable for excellent writing, delicious humour, vivid characterisation, deft plotting and loads of audience appeal.
Revenge of the Bush Turkey by Annaleise Byrd
The Loophole by Alison Rutstein
Holding Hands at the End of the World by Josephine Sarvaas
Friends and Tangrams by Marianna Shek
The winner was announced at the The Book Links Narelle Oliver Lecture 2023 presented by the Australian Children’s Laureate, Gabrielle Wang. Congratulations to these four and many thanks to all the writers who entered the competition.