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Charles Darwin University Essay Award
Subcategory of Northern Territory Literary Awards
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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2017

winner Adelle Sefton-Rowston  for Poetic Justice : A Writer’s Response to Graffiti in Don Dale’s Youth Detention Centre.

Year: 2016

winner Adelle Sefton-Rowston For ‘Cleansing and Catharsis: The River as Metaphor in Tony Birch’s Ghost River’

Year: 2015

winner Adelle Barry for Not at the end of the world: creation stories and apocalypse in Alexis Wright's 'Carpentaria' and 'The Swan Book'

Year: 2011

Year: 2008

winner Dael Allison For 'Psyche and the Crocodile.'
winner Psyche and the Crocodile Dael Allison , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Northern Territory Literary Awards 2008 2008; (p. 35-42)
Dael Allison examines attitudes to the crocodile in Australia's Top End, ranging from respect to disregard. The essay aims to evoke deeper thinking about human responses to the wild.