Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize 2023

One Step into tomorrow

Congratulations to the winners and highly commended writers and poets of the 2023 Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize!

On Saturday the 11th November, at HJ Daley Library, the Campbelltown Mayor and local MPs announced the winners. Please find the results in the tiles below.

To read the publication, you can visit Campbelltown Library, or click through the PDF version here on this page.

The Fisher’s Ghost writing Prize has concluded for 2023. We will return in June 2024!


We are looking for short works & poetry responding to the theme: Another step into tomorrow.

The Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize is open to everyone who lives works or attended school (including University or TAFE) in Campbelltown Local Government Area.

Entries can include

Short stories, narrative non-fiction, memories or poetry.

Submissions will be judged on originality, creativity, language construction, and engagement with the theme: One Step into Tomorrow

Presented in partnership with Campbelltown City Council

All submitted work must be original.
An independent judging panel will assess all submissions.
A winner and highly commended will be awarded in each age category. Winners will be announced at the presentation ceremony.
The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

For more information, please contact WestWords: Western Sydney’s Literature Development Organisation, on