Bold New World: People’s Choice

2020 Storytelling Competition for International Students

Melbourne Writers Festival and Study Melbourne are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2020 Storytelling Competition for International Students.

Voting for our People’s Choice award is now closed.

Winners will be announced at a virtual award presentation on 15 October at 6pm (AEDT).


Written – High School

Future by Winnie Weng
My Opportunity by Monineath Seang

Written – English Language Training

Thank You by Luz Serrano

Written – Vocational Education & Training

Dear Dorothy by Euijeong You
Life After Lockdown by Hung Hsin Ke (Kenny)
The Power of Imagination by Rocio Gardey

Written – Higher Education

A Family Dinner by Maria Plinia Manrique Sanchez
A New Page by Shaunak Wanikar
Bold New World by Anna Faciejew
The Guardians by Gopika Gopakumar


A Day In Pandemic by Han Ngoc Nguyen
Bold New World: From Voices to Action by Juliet Wong Min

In partnership with Study Melbourne