Listen to Lucy Treloar's reflections on the shortlist and her announcement of the winning stories. Watch as she delivers the great news to Rob Johnson. Rob reads an extract from his story and talks about his inspiration and process. You can also listen to Rob reading the full story.
dark about the light by Rob Johnson, NSW, Croydon
The Dismissal by Claire Aman, Grafton, NSW
Cigarettes and T-Shirts by Ellen Rodger, Newtown, NSW
Baby Oil by Alison Gibbs, Ashbury, NSW
Beach Road by Catherine Padmore, Hurstbridge, VIC
Good People by Jodie Kewley, Red Hill South, VIC
Unobtainium by Annabel Smith, North Perth, WA
His Car in the Driveway by Josephine Scicluna, Hawthorn, VIC
Performance (Variation 2) by Gail Chrisfield, Torquay, VIC
Until You See the Wasps by Jessica Andreatta, Lyra, QLD
Half A Girl by Michelle Brock, Queanbeyan, ACT
Brimbank and York by Samantha-Ellen Bound, Mordialloc, VIC
dark about the light
Rob Johnson's story, dark about the light, won the 2020 AlburyCity Short Story Award. Listen to Rob reading his full story.