Here are the accomplishments by the prose writers of HWC in 2020:

Bronwyn MacRitchie published her memoir, Pixie Dust, in May and was a recent finalist in the Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition.

In January, Phil Williams won a Very Highly Commended award for his short story in the Port Stephens Literature Award and was a finalist in the Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition

Maree Gallop won the Newcastle Herald Short Story competition and Ted Bassingthwaighte won the People’s Choice Award. Other HWC members who were finalists in this competition included: Dean Briggs, Brenda Proudfoot, Bronwyn MacRitchie, Sally Egan

James Turvey’s short story, Telepathy, Smoke and Violence, was published in Westerly Magazine. Support contemporary Australian literature by purchasing a copy here.

Jeanette Campbell has had her short story ‘Plaque Proportions’ included in the NSW Seniors Card publication Senior Stories Vol 6. 

Karen Whitelaw’s flash fiction were published in Overland in Autumn 2020 edition, and Meniscus literary magazine in October 2019,  

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