Trent Jamieson won Best Young Adult short story for his story "Cracks" in Shiny Issue 2. It was such an awesome moment to be sitting with Ben and Tansy and cheer him on as he accepted it - we all love that story so very much! Congratulations Trent!
From the judges report:
Cracks by Trent Jamieson WINNER
This piece was beautifully fluid, with a lyrical narrative and an imaginative use of prose.
Characters are believable, world-building is superb. Ending is well paced.