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Tuesday 30 August 2022
Arts

meet the winners of the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: 1st place, “sanjida learns to drive” by zarin nuzhat

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Zarin Nuzhat’s story, Sanjida Learns to Drive, won the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Zarin, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on winning the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction, Zarin! Tell us a bit about yourself. Thank you! This has been an amazing opportunity. I was born in Bangladesh…
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Tuesday 30 August 2022
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meet the winners of the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: 2nd place, “the reliquary” by claire alcock

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Claire Alcock’s story The Reliquary placed second in the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Claire, plus their award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 2nd in this year’s Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction, Claire. Tell us a bit about yourself. Talking about myself always feels a little bit like a dating…
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Tuesday 30 August 2022
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meet the winners of the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: 3rd place, “the cleaner” by zeynab gamieldien

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Zeynab Gamieldian’s story, The Cleaner placed third in the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Zeynab, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 3rd in this year’s Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction, Zeynab. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a (somewhat reluctant) Sydneysider living on Dharug land, an avid…
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Tuesday 21 June 2022
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the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: the winners

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We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is Zarin Nuzhat for her story Sanjida Learns to Drive. Sanjida Learns to Drive is a story about the challenges a migrant woman faces when she tries to eke out her identity, freedom, and dreams in a new country,…
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Tuesday 7 June 2022
Arts

the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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The Lip team is delighted to announce The Shortlist of the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Smoke – Susanna Freymark Sanjida Learns to Drive – Zarin Nuzhat Snake – Vicky Daddo The Reliquary – Claire Alcock Contrapuntal – Julia Prendergast Just Us – Ruth Niemiec Aftermath – Liz Walkenhorst The Cleaner – Zeynab Gamieldien…
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Sunday 10 April 2022
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meet the judges of the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: julie koh

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We’re thrilled to introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet author Julie Koh. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for stories by women and non-binary writers. What’s your view on diverse representation in publishing? It’s vital. What do…
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Friday 18 March 2022
Arts Books

meet the judges of the 2022 rachel funari prize for fiction: melissa manning

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2022 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet author and lawyer, Melissa Manning. * First off, congratulations on winning the 2022 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction! It’s an incredible achievement. Tell us about your…
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Thursday 26 August 2021
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meet the winners of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: 1st place, “lady finger” by keshe chow

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Keshe Chow’s story, Lady Finger, won the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Keshe, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on winning this year’s RFP for Fiction, Keshe! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? In my day job, I’m a veterinarian – I’m actually a cat specialist! I…
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Thursday 26 August 2021
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meet the winners of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: 2nd place, “mansion” by kerrin o’sullivan

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Kerrin O’Sullivan’s story, Mansion, placed second in the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. We look forward to bringing you our Q&A with Kerrin in the coming weeks but for now, please enjoy her award-winning story! * Mansion On Saturdays Dad takes us to the park. At least that’s what he tells us to say,…
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Thursday 26 August 2021
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meet the winners of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: 3rd place, “here i am” by tanya vavilova

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Tanya Vavilova’s story, Here I Am, placed third in the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Tanya, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing third in this year’s RFP for Fiction, Tanya! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I’m a Russian-Australian queer writer preoccupied with liminal spaces…
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Tuesday 22 June 2021
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the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: the winners

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We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is Keshe Chow for her story Lady Finger. Keshe receives a $1000 cash prize, and a collection of books courtesy of our sponsors. The 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction was judged by Lip’s editorial team as well as…
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Tuesday 8 June 2021
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the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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The Lip team is pleased to announce the shortlist of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Homing Stars – Tiffany Korssen Lady Finger – Keshe Chow The Tooth Seed – Hannah van Didden Nostos – Marina Deller Here I Am – Tanya Vavilova Lohmelle – Charlotte Guest Mansion – Kerrin O’Sullivan Margarita – Emily…
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Monday 15 March 2021
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meet the judges of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: vivian pham

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet author Vivian Pham. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for stories by women and non-binary writers. What’s your view on diverse representation in publishing? When…
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Tuesday 9 March 2021
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meet the judges of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: nicola redhouse

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Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet Melbourne writer Nicola Redhouse. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for stories by women and non-binary writers. What’s your view on diverse representation in publishing?…
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