The best of 2019

Tabor Open Stories of Life first prize

Confessions of a Realist by Emily Maurits

Eternity Matters Short Stories of Life first prize

In a Manger by Joanne Prenzler Smith

Lutheran Education Young Stories of Life first prize

The Golden Detour by Kaitlin Turland


These stories were published in our 2019 anthology, Papa’s Shoes and other stories of life, available from Koorong or Book Depository.

The 2019 Stories of Life anthology


Throughout the year, we  will  be uploading audio recordings from selected stories from the anthology that were broadcast on 1079 Life in Adelaide.

Sprinkler Spontaneity by Diana Davison

The Cab Trip by Peter Evans


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Might your story of faith and testimony be in our 2021 anthology? Find out how to enter the Stories of Life writing competition here.


2021 anthology stories announced. Book launch in November