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Word Fest Toowoomba 2023 Competition Winners 

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Word Fest Toowomba endeavours to provide literary competitions to give all writers an opportunity to showcase their creative skills. 

Short Story Competition:

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2023 Word Fest Toowoomba Short Story Competition. As you may already know, this was our first time running a writing competition and we really valued all of the support we received. Below you will see the winners of our competition.

First place: The Man Who Forgot His Nancy’s by Frank Prem
Second Place: Hunger by Joanna Turner
Judges Commendation: A Picture Paints a Thousand Words by Anonymous.

Poetry Slam:

We had an amazing turnout for our 2023 Poetry Slam this year and want to thank everyone who came along and supported our cause in helping Team Ngapuhi raise funds to help send a young martial artist over to Thailand for training. We had a variety of entrants and wanted to congratulate all who came along and shared with us their amazing poetry. Please see below our two winners. 

First Place: The Body by Bronte Geitz
Second Place: Adult ADD by Mark Cook-Long

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