Award Winning Australian Writing The Best Winning Writing from Short Story & Poetry Competitions Nationally
Edited by Adolfo Aranjuez
Now in its fifth edition, Award Winning Australian Writing (AWAW) continues its commitment to showcasing the best short stories and poems that have won competitions around the country. This year, Melbourne Books is again expanding the project, increasing the number of featured pieces to over fifty. AWAW 2012 will also proudly include a foreword by Mark Tredinnick, winner of the 2011 Montreal Poetry Prize and the 2012 Cardiff International Poetry Prize, and author of The Blue Plateau, Fire Diary and nine other acclaimed works of poetry and prose.
Along with his role at Melbourne Books, Adolfo Aranjuez is also the deputy editor of the literary magazine Voiceworks. He has run workshops and been on panels for various organisations including Writers Victoria, Express Media, Swinburne University, the Emerging Writers' and National Young Writers' festivals, and the city councils of Melbourne, Stonnington and Wyndham. His prose and poetry have been published in Voiceworks, The Victorian Writer, The Emerging Writer and The Lifted Brow, among others, and he has been featured on 3RRR's Aural Text and 3CR's Spoken Word. Adolfo has been a judge for the John Marsden Prize, Yarra Council's Storytelling Competition and the Write Across Victoria Competition, and has been working on Award Winning Australian Writing since 2009.