WRITER - Winning words from the University of Otagos inaugural creative writing competition

By OAR FM Dunedin | Posted: Monday November 18, 2019

In 2019, the University of Otago held a creative writing competition as part of the Universitys 150th celebrations.

With four categories – student poetry, student fiction, staff poetry and staff fiction – it was an opportunity for keen writers across all of the University’s campuses to have a go.

In keeping with the 150th anniversary celebrations, the writing prompt was “Daring to be Wise”.

In these podcasts, the competition winners present their work.


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - Complete Show( 0:56:35) 


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - The Evening Shift - Mareike Barton( 0:16:6) 


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - The Life of George Song - Chapter Three, University Days - Benjamin Clow( 0:26:7) 


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - Te Hunga ora/Those of us who remain - Anaru Eketone( 0:5:39)


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - Bulolo River Canyon - Amanda Kvalsvig( 0:6:2)


Writer: OU 150th Poetry and Prose - 18-11-2019 - Saturday's Child Lyric - Caroline Spooner-Kenyon( 0:5:2) 


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