The Darebin Mayor’s Writing Awards

Winner – Andy Murdoch with the Mayor Cr Susan Rennie

The Darebin Mayor’s Writing Award is an annual award for writers who live, work or study in the City of Darebin.

Now in its sixth year the awards celebrate local writers and the stories that make up our community.

The awards are open to all types of writing, short story, poetry, memoir, fiction and non-fiction.

This years theme – Lucky.

The winners of the Darebin Mayor’s Writing Awards

First Prize – Butterfly by Andy Murdoch

Highly Commended – Beginner’s Luck by Stella Bridie

Highly Commended – You Should Be So Lucky by Jasmijn Van Houten

All three works will be published in n-SCRIBE 14.

Jasmijn Van Houten, Andy Murdoch, Stella Bridie

Sian Prior – Judge and MC at the Announcement Event at

Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre.

photos by Aaron Walker

If you have enquiries please contact

Elizabeth Welch

Engagement Producer


Darebin City Council
274 Gower St, Preston Victoria 3072

Phone: (03) 8470 8888
Fax: (03) 8470 8888