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Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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History

This is a themed fiction competition sponsored by Lip . The competition is open to Australians of all ages and genders. Rachel Funari, the namesake of the competition, was the founding editor of Lip. Tragically, Rachel went missing in 2011 while on holiday in Tasmania. We hold this prize in her honour because she was determined to better the lives and opportunities for young women.

Winners

2021 winner Keshe Chow for Lady Finger
2020 winner Emily White for Swampy
2019 winner Jane O'Sullivan for 'Limpet Teeth'.
2014 winner Round Katelin Farnsworth , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2015 2015; (p. 123-127)
2014 winner Chops and Potatoes Miranda Debeljakovic , 2014 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2014 2014; (p. 229-235)
2013 inaugural winner Girls Upstairs Jo Langdon , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 151-155)
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