Graves to Gardens by Martina Kontos

Last year, Martina Kontos won the first prize in the Open category. Dr James Cooper, Head of Creative Writing at Tabor, presented the award to her at the 2020 launch of the anthology, The Swimmer and other stories of life. Martina’s winning  story ‘Graves to Gardens’ about anxiety and depression was also broadcast on 1079 Life.

‘Graves to Gardens’ written and read by Martina Kontos. Music composed and produced by Jason Shaw

Contributors and family and friends at our 2020 book launch.

If you enjoyed Martina’s story, do take advantage of our competition launch deal and get a copy of our 2019 and 2020 anthologies at AUD14 per copy, excluding postage. Both books are filled with over 40 true short stories of life.