2019 Stories of Life

Congratulations to the following writers, whose stories have been selected for publication in the 2019 Stories of Life anthology. These stories are also in the running for a prize.

Prize-winners will be announced at the 2019 Stories of Life book launch on Thursday, 7 November at Tabor Adelaide, 6:30pm for 7pm start.

Lutheran Education Young Stories of Life

Baxter Gierus-Heintze – The Happy Memoir

Ivan Yap – God My Confidence

Jemuel Wong – A Good Friend

Jonah Teh Kai Xuan – My Mother’s Death

Joyce Ling – Story of My Life

Kaitlin Turland – The Golden Detour

Leanne Chong – Good Out of the Bad

Leanne Low – My Journey Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Mikaela Tan Shyi Ern – The Answered Prayer

Priscilla Ng – Only God Knows

Yasmin Esther – I Raise a Hallelujah

Eternity Matters Short Story of Life

Alan Blunt – A Lesson for Life

Anusha Atukorala – The Answer

Graham Byrne – Hearing God’s Voice

Jane Owers – The Dress

Joanne Prenzler Smith – In a Manger

Juni Desireé Hoel – Drop Zone

Kylie Gardiner – A Certain Stranger

Megan Higginson – Three Seconds, Bus Stops, and Log Trucks

R.J. Rodda – That Crazy Message from God

Rusty A Lang – A Thousand Dollars

Valmai Redhead – Papa’s Shoes

Tabor Open Stories of Life

al Bikaadi – Son of Man

Angela May – Heart Wide Open

Bronwyn Fisher – She called me mouse

Claire-Louise Watson – Arise

Craig Chapman – One of the Six

Diana Davison – Sprinkler Spontaneity

Emily Maurits – Confessions of a Realist

Gaynor Faulkner – No Place like Home

Hannah Matthews – More than a piece of paper

Hannah Morrison – Kosciuszko Tough

Jane Walker – I like Boys

John Alexander Duthie – An inclusive church

Julie Willersdorf – God fixed the scanner

June Hopkins – God’s garden gloves

Kaye Johnson – Jamie

Kylie Gardiner – Rebirth

Liisa Grace-Baun – The circle of love

Lisa Holbrook – The Unlikely Tractor Pull

Margot Ogilvie – A sheep called Jeffery

Maria Rudolph – A stranger passing through

Naomi Currie – One Blue Arrow at a Time

Olivia Harman – John Jenner

Rebecca Abel-Nour – Vessel

Rosalind Lum – He is alone

Sally Shaw – On my dirty knees

Teri Kempe – Out of My Depth

Image by June Laves from Pixabay

Thank you to all

If your story has not been successful on this occasion, it’s not because your story isn’t valuable. We honour all entrants for their effort and their openness in sharing their story. Thank you for sharing yours with us this year. We hope, as you keep practising the craft of writing, you will be able to send us new stories in the future and that we might be able to publish them.