Short-listed entries for 2016 Competition

Children’s Picture Books

Same – Katrina Roe

The Word War – Mark Hadley

Fearlessly Madison – Penny Reeve

Hey! Is That How God Made Animals? – Penny Morrison

Jesus Walks on Water – Shan Joseph


Published Adult

Zenna Dare – Rosanne Hawke

The Pounamu Prophecy – Cindy Williams

Too Pretty – Andrea Grigg

Invincible – Cecily Paterson

Empires Children – Patricia Weerakoon


Unpublished Manuscripts

The Peacock Stone – Nick Hawkes

The Boy in the Hoodie – Cate McKeown

Jurisdiction – Joye Alit

The Fraught Ambitions of Man – Rebecca Hayman

10 Things I Hate About God – Susan Barnes


Congratulations to all of our short-listed authors! Winners of each category and the overall winner will be announced at the CALEB awards night to be held during the Omega Writers Conference in Sydney at the end of October. We look forward to seeing some of you there!