This collection of short stories about the Outback is the result of the inaugural writing competition for the Outback Writer’s Festival held in Winton on 21-23 June 2016.
The winners for the competition are:
Adults: Don Douglas - “The Mystery of Castle Rock”
Children’s - Sophie Hooper “Where There’s Smoke”.
Other stories include: An Unlikeable Bloke by Margaret Rees-Gow, Bad People by Cherelle Murphy, Fear is the Beast by Barry Blunt, Friends for Life by Errol Bishop, The Ghost of the Outback by Pamela J Arthur, It’s an attitude as much as a place by John W Griffiths, Jindaloo by Steven Fussell, Missing Freda by Tim Borthwick, Outback Australia by Joel Kelly, Scab by Judy Hallewell, So Close Yet So Far by Cassandra McQueen, Jeanie and the Cub Camp by Elaine Britton, The Journey by Karen Upton, The Mailman by Heather Corfield, The Ouback Beckons by Ian Waples, The Saga of Shivering Shimpkins by Jack Drake, The Southern Cross by Pamela Jeffs, Children’s Stories: Dry Times by Darcy Kersh, The Outback by Jessica Jones.