Home is the Hunter – New anthology coming soon!

by Tim Cox on July 25, 2016

Home is the Hunter is now available at MacLean’s Booksellers, Hamilton, and Harry Hartog Bookshop, Westfield Kotara.

The new Catchfire Press anthology Home is the Hunter will be launched on Saturday 8th October 2016 at the New Lambton Community Centre, Alma Rd, New Lambton commencing at 6pm.

All are welcome to attend.


The Prize-winners in the Home is the Hunter writing competition are as follows:


  • 1st Prize: Holly Bruce (Navigating)
  • 2nd Prize: Brenda Proudfoot (Making a Home at Hunter’s Hill 1823-1863)
  • Commended: Barbara Ascoli (Honora From the Hunter)
  • Commended: Bev Henwood (Slow Learner)
  • Commended: Dee Taylor (Two Hats)
  • Commended: James Turvey (The Street Thing)


  • 1st Prize: Kathryn Fry (Holding Firm)
  • 2nd Prize: Magdalena Ball (Nature’s Observatory)
  • Commended: Steve Armstrong (Welcome)
  • Commended: Steve Armstrong (Morning Walk To Aldi and back)
  • Commended: Kathryn Fry (On the Putty Road)
  • Commended: Deborah Lewis (I Remember)
  • Commended: Robin Loftus (Love Poems For Our 65th Anniversary)
  • Commended: Leonie Wellard (Sandgate Cemetery)


Congratulations to all of the above, and to all who will appear in the book.

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