2019 takahē short story competition shortlist and longlist

the ShortList

  • Andrea Ewing; A Birthday
  • Andy Coyle; The Day of the Free Saveloys
  • Bernard Steeds; The last moment
  • Crispin Anderlini; Adelle99
  • David JV Schaumann; Cracks and Ice
  • Himali McInnes; Old Friends
  • Kath Beattie; When Rachmaninov Held my Hand
  • Melanie Dixon; Peach Crumble
  • Tania Brady; Crack The Egg
  • Taylor Cunningham; The Digger

the Long List

  • A D Anderson; Cathy’s Clown
  • Andrea Ewing; A Birthday
  • Andy Coyle; The Day of the Free Saveloys
  • Angela Woolff; First
  • Bernard Steeds; The last moment
  • Crispin Anderlini; Adelle99
  • David JV Schaumann; Cracks and Ice
  • Feana Tu‘akoi; Beautiful Dementia
  • Himali McInnes; Old Friends
  • Karen Phillips ; Digital Silence
  • Kate Railton-Jacks; A birthday, three friends and a picture
  • Kath Beattie; Outside the Money-Lenders Office
  • Kath Beattie; When Rachmaninov Held my Hand
  • Melanie Dixon; Peach Crumble
  • Nick Firth; When a Person becomes a house
  • Norman. P. Frankie; Bitter Orange Marmalade
  • Stacey Frances Kennedy; Memory Is Not an Ally
  • Stella Peg Carruthers; Pot Pourri
  • Sue Kingham; The King of Bela Levu
  • Sue Wootton; Blue Moon
  • Tania Brady; Crack The Egg
  • Taylor Cunningham; The Digger
  • Tim Saunders; A Lie of Driftwood
  • Toni Wi; Atria
  • Zachay Hokioi Robertson; Will the Men be Grown