The winners of the prize were announced last night at the Emerging Writers’ Festival Opening Night Gala by EWF Ambassador Chandani Lokuge.
Out of 467 entries, 14 have made it to the shortlist.
We spoke to Bonnie Ann Sanders who won the Monash Prize for the highest placed Monash student in 2016 with her story Drop Kick.
"I wanted to explore how small concessions to prejudice can lead to an oppression that never acknowledges its own existence." We had a chat with Justina Ashman, who won the 2015 Monash Prize for her story The Space Between.