Author(s): Michael King Writers' Centre
The Michael King Writers’ Centre launched the sixth issue of Signals, its literary journal for young writers, on Saturday 9 December at the National Library in Parnell.
The journal features the work of senior secondary students who took part in this year’s Young Writers Programme, as well as its alumni. Over 190 pieces were submitted to the editors.
Winners of the $150 Chris Cole Catley Prizes
Poetry Finalists: Judged by Gregory Kan
Prose Finalists: Judged by Whiti Hereaka
Leading writers contributed to workshops and master classes in collaboration with tutors Ros Ali and Jo Emeney. Guests included Ali Ikram, Toby Morris, Chris Price, Gregory Kan, Whiti Hereaka and Fiona Sussman, Matt Harris and Tina Makareti.
This year we are very grateful to have received the support of Penguin Random House.