The winners of the 2014 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards were announced on 16 December.
The awards, which are administered by the ACT Writers Centre, recognise writing by authors from the ACT region that has been published by a small publisher of no more than 15 employees or self-published.
The winners in each category are:
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The biennial prize, worth $10,000, is open to published works of fiction, memoir, poetry and verse by Australian writers. It
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