Gawler Poetry Competition: Winners Announced

gawler poetry 2016

The winners of the 2016 Gawler Poetry Competition on the theme Identity were announced this morning. The Award Ceremony was held in the Reading Room of the Gawler Public Library and was hosted by the Friends of Gawler Library. Results for each category were:

Junior Section

Highly Commended
Levi by Levi Nusbajtel
Logan by Logan Hunte

Third Place
Mirror Me Inside by Lauren Cugley

Second Place
A New Page by Alexandra Goodwin

First Place
Identity Poem (Through the eyes of a person with Dementia) by Eden Smyth

Youth Section

Highly Commended
A change of Heart by Nakai Bvunzawabaya

Third Place
Identity by Kate Hughes

Second Place
The Moon by Katilyn Whitfield

First Place
The Imprint of Humanity by Brooklyn Thomas

Adult Section

Highly Commended
Outlander by Jenny Toune

Third Place
Pond Life by Jeff Guess

Second Place
ID by Bruce Greenhalgh

First Place
Attitude by Virgil Goncalves

The winning entries will be published here and on our library website throughout August. A small booklet has also been produced and will be available for loan from our library collection shortly.

Library staff would like to congratulate all winners.


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