? Kerrin O'Sullivan
Awards
Non Fiction

Prizes

2014 Federation of Australian Writers FAWNS: Memoir – Winner ‘Walking the High-Wire’
2013 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition: Creative Non-Fiction – Second 'Homesickness – terra incognita'
2013 AFTW 'Get out of your comfort zone' Micro Travel Story - Third 'I decided to try …'
2012 Cancer Council Arts Awards - Winner: joint 'Spider vs Twig'
2011 Rossgill-Media Travel Writing Award (UK) - Winner: joint 'On Longing for Kashmir, Paradise Postponed'
2011 Black Dog Institute Essay Writing Competition Second
2010 EG Travel Writing Award (Open) - Third 'The Girl in the Picture'
2009 EG Travel Writing Award (Gippsland) - Winner 'Literary Gippsland: Touring Hal Porter's Bairnsdale'
2008 EG Travel Writing Award (Open) - Winner 'Bubbling Along'
2008 Arts Awards Cancer Council Victoria Equal Second 'Penumbra'


Shortlisted

2014 Lane Cove Literary Award: Memoir – Finalist 'London Calling'
2013 Biennial Literary Award for Women: Non-Fiction – Highly Commended 'What just happened? London Riots, the East End'
2011 Grace Wilson VWC Emerging Writers Competition Commended 'Gambling on a Day at Hinnomunjie'
2011 Arts Awards Cancer Council Commended 'Sky Lantern'
Fiction

Prizes

2019 EJ Brady Short Story Gabo Prize — Winner ‘Closer. Further.’
2019 Eyre Writers Award ‘Typical Australia’— Winner ‘Lost’
2018 City of Rockingham Short Fiction Award — Winner ‘Gunnamatta Beach’
2017 Friends of Paynesville Short Story Prize — Winner ‘Butterfly Hunt’
2017 Pauline Walsh Award for Short/Short Story — Second ‘Guitar Boy’
2017 Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition – Second ‘Cruising Vanuatu’
2016 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship
2016 Pauline Walsh Award for Short Short Story - Second ‘Doing Everything Once’
2016 Hadow/Stuart Short Story Prize - Second ‘Lost for Words’
2016 Ex Libris ‘Winds of Change’ Short Story Award - Third ‘A Bridge Too Far’
2015 Fellowship of Australian Writers Microfiction Award - Winner ‘A Christmas Tradition’
2015 Trudy Graham-Julie Lewis Literary Award for Prose - Winner ‘The Last Days of Rue Bebelons’
2015 Eastwood/Hills FAW Annual Literary Competition: Short Story – Winner ‘In late summer’
2015 City of Port Phillip: Port Phillip Writes Award – Winner ‘Rollercoaster’
2015 Pauline Walsh Award for Short, Short Story – Second ‘Hearing Voices’
2014 Hal Porter Short Story Prize – Winner ‘Post-Partum’
2014 Federation of Australian Writers FAWNS: Super Short Story – Winner ‘Larnaca’
2014 Trudy Graham - Judy Lewis Award for Prose – Second ‘Communique’
2013 Biennial Literary Award for Women: Short Story – Winner 'On the way to the car'
2013 Laura Literary Awards - Winner 'Swapping Addictions'
2008 Hill of Content/Hal Porter Short Story Prize - Winner 'Four Winds'
2011 Bondi Writers Short Story Competition - Second 'Good Friday'
Hume-Valley Annual Literary Competition - Second 'Paris in the Autumn'
2009 Home is where the Heart Is - Second 'Keeping the Home Fires Open'


Shortlisted

2019 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction — Shortlist− ‘Theme: Fragments’
2018 Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing - Finalist ‘Remnants’
2018 FAW Eastwood Hills — Commended ‘Pilgrimage’
2017 Peter Carey Short Story Award — Shortlist – ‘The Fall of Saigon’
2017 Hal Porter Short Story Award — Shortlist − ‘Bridging Worlds’
2017 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction — Shortlist− ‘Theme: Rebirth’
2017 Margot Manchester Short Story Award — Shortlist − ‘Washing Shirts in Morocco’
2017 Port Stephens Literature Award — Shortlist − ‘Pilgrimage’
2017 Trudy Graham-Julie Lewis Award for Prose — Highly Commended – ‘A Bridge Called Puento Nuevo’
2016 Wollongong Writers Short Story Prize - Finalist – ‘A Tsunami in St Kilda West’
2015 Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition - Highly Commended – ‘Visiting Time, Oncology Ward’
2015 Margot Manchester Memorial Award – Finalist – ‘Riptide’
2014 Write Now! - YPRL Short Story Award – ‘Like a Ranger’
2013 Trudy Graham and Judy Lewis Award – Highly Commended ‘Rules to Travel By’
2013 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award (UK) – Finalist ‘Coming Home’
2013 Write Now! YPRL Short Story Award – Honourable Mention ‘Playing Mouse’
2013 Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition – Highly Commended 'Minding the Gap'
2013 Autumn Authors Writing Competition – 'E-Girl and the Rule of Three'
2013 The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction - 'The Last Days of Rue Bebelons'
2013 Eaglehawk Literary Competition - Commended 'Chasing Butterflies'
2012 Hal Porter Short Story Prize - Top 3 'The Third Rule of Travel'
2012 Society of Women Writers Qld National Short Story Award – Highly Commended ‘A Ticket to Kathmandu’
2011 Hal Porter Short Story Prize - Top 3 'Night-watch'
2011 The Port Stephens Examiner Literature Award - Highly Commended 'The Question of my Sister'
2011 Eastwood/Hills FAW Literary Competition Commended 'Conundrum'
2011 Laura Literary Awards - Commended 'Looking for Linda'
2010 Alan Marshall Short Story Award - Commended 'The Valley of the Butterflies'