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Announcing the Young Adas shortlisted writers

We are excited to announce the shortlisted entrants for the Young Adas 2020!

Congratulations to the shortlisted Young Ada writers. The young writers from Melbourne’s western suburbs will have their stories published in this year’s Adas anthology and one lucky person will win $250 thanks to our sponsor Docs on Call.

The Ada winners will be announced online in late June.

Congratulations to the shortlisted writers!

The Young Adas Shortlist 

Writer Story
Keya Akolkar Injustice in Justice
Dinithee Balasooriya The Bottuva: The Boat
Ella Bradwell Spinner Top
Denise Chan Soul of Fennec Fox
Elizabeth Fritsche Only If You Can Imagine It So
Nadim Kibria Nomad’s Melancholy
Charlize Miranda The Blue Mark
Vidhathra Murali Emptiness
Olivia Nigido-Scott Karma
Leala Xu By My Side



A special thanks to Hobsons Bay City Libraries for their ongoing support with the Young Adas.