River of Stories Awards

River of Stories Awards

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River of Stories is a writing competition for Primary and Secondary school students who reside in the Albury Wodonga region. It has been brought to the region by the Albury Hume Rotary Club since 2003.

Each year, students in Years 3 to 12 are invited to submit short stories and poems relating to a theme. The theme this year is 'Playing with story', which corresponds with the Festival theme for WAM 2022

And the winner is...

Congratulations to all the winners in the River of Stories competition and a big thank you to everyone who entered.

Discover the winners in all divisions, and click on the links below to read the winning entries in each division.

Primary Poetry Division

Secondary Poetry Division

Primary Short Stories Division

Secondary Short Stories Division

Teaching resources

Download our writing guides to assist with lesson planning and supporting your students to get the most out of entering our writing competitions.

Thank you to the generous sponsors of this competition

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Past winners

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