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Selected publications & awards

Stylised image of a brain as featured in the cover art of Ordinary Matter by Laura Elvery
Laura’s writing has been featured in a wide variety of literary journals, magazines and anthologies.

Publications

Awards

  • Runner-up, Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize, 2019
  • Shortlist, Peter Carey Short Story Award, 2019
  • Winner, Fair Australia Prize for Fiction, 2018
  • Recipient, Queensland Writers Fellowship, 2018
  • Recipient, Australia Council grant, 2018, 2019
  • Finalist, Queensland Literary Awards, 2018
  • Winner, Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, 2018
  • Winner, Margaret River Short Story Prize, 2017
  • Recipient, Varuna Fellowships, 2017 and 2018
  • Recipient, Griffith Review Fellowship for Queensland Writing, 2017
  • Shortlist, Overland NUW Fair Australia Prize, 2016
  • Shortlist, Queensland Literary Awards, Emerging Writer category, 2016
  • Third place, Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction, 2016
  • Shortlist, Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, 2015
  • Shortlist, Margaret River Short Story Prize, 2016
  • Recipient, QUT Creative Writing Fellowship, 2016
  • Shortlist, Overland NUW Fair Australia Prize, 2015
  • Shortlist, Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize, 2016, 2014, 2013
  • Winner, Griffith University Josephine Ulrick Literature Prize, 2013