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TITLE
Matryoshka" by Jim Waite [2nd prize]
EXTERNAL ID
NGWC2015_ADULT2_WAITE
DATE OF IMAGE
2015
SOURCE
Neil Gunn Trust/Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
43431
KEYWORDS
writing competitions
poetry

"xxxx" won Second Prize in the Adult Poetry section of the 2015 Neil Gunn Writing Competition. It was written by Jim Waite who lives in Perth.

This year entrants had a choice of three themes from which to choose, with each based on a Neil Gunn quote. In the adult poetry and short story categories, the choice of themes was:

1. "For love is the creator and cruelty is that which destroys" (from The Green Isle of the Great Deep)
2. "The secret loveliness and laughter in things" (from The Serpent)
3. "The extra magic of distance" (from Butcher's Broom)


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Matryoshka" by Jim Waite [2nd prize]

writing competitions; poetry

Neil Gunn Trust/Highland Libraries

Neil Gunn Writing Competition 2015

"xxxx" won Second Prize in the Adult Poetry section of the 2015 Neil Gunn Writing Competition. It was written by Jim Waite who lives in Perth.<br /> <br /> This year entrants had a choice of three themes from which to choose, with each based on a Neil Gunn quote. In the adult poetry and short story categories, the choice of themes was:<br /> <br /> 1. "For love is the creator and cruelty is that which destroys" (from <i>The Green Isle of the Great Deep</i>)<br /> 2. "The secret loveliness and laughter in things" (from <i>The Serpent</i>)<br /> 3. "The extra magic of distance" (from <i>Butcher's Broom</i>)<br /> <br /> <br /> The Neil Gunn Writing Competition is organised by library staff from High Life Highland in partnership with the Neil Gunn Trust. It was first established in 1988.