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Short List

Snapshots by Kristin Waites

 The Line by Joey To

 The Herbalist’s Companion by Debb Bouch

 Kashmiri Floret by Vishnu Priya Vemulapalli

 Trash by Amber McGlothlin

 Spring Dream by Kris Cerneka

 Going Native by Vannessa Ho

 Stone Cold by Isabelle Sammut

 Under The Carob Tree by Maurice Said

 Sunshine and Movement by Nadya Agrawal (Winner!)

Ferdinand Holder was a 19th Century Swiss Painter of landscapes, portraits and figure composition.

For this award, compose a piece of fiction that explores the relationship between people and the landscapes they occupy. Look to consider the role of the landscape in the daily lives of your characters, as well as the impact on the environment, short and long term.

Also, you may want to consider the individual, and how our view of them is often skewed by the landscape that frames them.

The story can be any genre, provided the theme is met.

 

The FERDINAND HODLER Award

Announced: 20 May 2013

Submission Date: 26 May 2013

Short List: 27 May –  2 June 2013

Winner Announced: 3 June 2013

Word Count: 400 – 800

Prizes: $100 (AUD or equivalent)

Eligibility: Open to everyone