The Adas 2021 Finalists

ADA CAMBRIDGE WRITING PRIZES

Congratulations to the Adas 2021 writers!

The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize 2021

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AWARDED TITLE WRITER
Winner The Harder They Fall Natalie Fraser
Runner-up Crossing Bridges Frances Collings
Highly Commended Frank Anne Hotta
Commended The Big Gas, 1973 James Walton
Commended Dust Figures Maya Linden
Shortlisted Walking in the Dark Pamela Baker
Shortlisted The Other Jenny Penelope Bingham
Shortlisted Bindoon Sam Elkin
Shortlisted Champagne Problems Zach Pryor
Shortlisted One Hell of a Day Diane Williamson

 

The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize 2021

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AWARDED TITLE WRITER
Winner Sonali’s Detour Suzi Mezei
Runner-up Hawaiian Spangle Jennifer Harrison
Highly Commended Love Like This Gayelene Carbis
Commended Illumination Belle Hann
Commended You Are Not/Your Poetry Gayelene Carbis
Commended The Whelp Suzi Mezei
Commended Get Lit Thuy On
Shortlisted Changing the Sheets before Lockdown Karen Andrews
Shortlisted Sparrows Rosemary Blake
Shortlisted With Lorenzo Lotto awake in the early hours Anne Elvey

 

The Young Adas Prize 2021

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AWARDED TITLE WRITER
Winner A Kumquat Enterprise Elena Turner
Runner-up A Roll of Film Crislin Rosete
Highly Commended The Foreign Land Cathy Le
Commended Crashing Thunder Agrima Ghosh
Commended A Foreign Touch Rydham Oza
Shortlisted Her Story Adelaide Umali
Shortlisted Snapshots of Time Well Spent Alex Eagles
Shortlisted A Woman’s Guide to Staying Alive Charlize Miranda
Shortlisted Little Rabbit Cindy Truong
Shortlisted My Name Likitha Kujala
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