Paradeigmania

Wardley D.Barry-Igivisa a school teacher was the Winner of the “Poetry Category”. This category is sponsored by the Kina Securities Limited. His winning poem titled “Paradeigmania”.

Ketar Natis, Killings and Two Grieving Kinsmen

Theresa (Tess) Gizoria is a UPNG Graduate in Industrial and Environmental Chemistry. She is the Founder of UniMums Inc. She was the Winner of the “Heritage Writing Category. This category is sponsored by The Cleland Family. Her Winning story titled “Ketar Natis, Killings and Two Grieving Kinsmen”.

Ah! The Way we behave sometimes

John Kaupa Kamasua a lecturer at the University of Papua New Guinea. He was the Winner of the “Essays and Journalism Category” in the 2016 Crocodile Prize Literary Competition. This Category was sponsored by the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. His winning Essay titled “Ah! The Way we behave sometimes”.

A Morning to Remember

Alison Kult, is a fourth year Law Student at the University of Papua New Guinea. She was Winner of the “Short Stories Category” of the 2016 Crocodile Prize Literary Competition. This category was sponsored by the Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited. Her winning story “A Morning to Remember”.

The King of the Forest

Marycatherine Tavore was the youngest winner of the 2016 Crocodile Prize Literary Competition. She was the Winner of the category “Writing for Children”. This category was sponsored by the Paga Hill Foundation. Her winning story “The King of the Forest”.

2017 SPONSORS

The Crocodile Prize Inc. is grateful for the financial support from our sponsors. The financial support helps to maintain the Papua New Guinea Literary Competition that has been held every year for the last six (6) years, which is now into it’s 7th year of running. The Crocodile Prize Inc. would like to thank the…

Crocodile Prize Winners Will be Announced Tonight

  The winners of Papua New Guinea’s National Literature Awards – The Crocodile Prize 2016 will be announced this evening at the Australian High Commission, Port Moresby. The competition attracted 550 entries from PNG writers. Each category winner receives K5000 tonight. The Crocodile Prize Writers Competition is named after the first novel written by a Papua New…

2016 Heritage Category Shortlist

A winner will receive K5000 next Thursday (February 16) for the Cleland Family Heritage Prize in the 2016 Crocodile Prize Competition. Below are the three finalists of the 2016 Crocodile Prize Heritage Competition: Ketar Natis, Killings and Two Grieving Kinsmen by Theresa Gizoria; The Disappearance of Gambu by Julie Sugoho and Christina’s History by Talitha Kove.The K5000 winner…

The Crocodile Prize – K5000 winner

The prize money in the PNG annual literary competition, The Crocodile Prize will remain at K5000 for one winner. The Chairman Emmanuel Peni said it was better to keep the prize at K5000 (Australian – $2000 today’s exchange rate) as the previous five years. There has been a slight delay in winners’ announcement because of the confusion…

Message From Chairman

Greetings everyone, and welcome back to the Crocodile Prize Blog and Home. We are excited to launch The Crocodile Prize Competition 2017, but not just yet. Before we launch, we will announce the 2016 Competition winners. The official Crocodile Prize 2016 Award Ceremony will be held on the 16th of February at the Australian High Commission Grounds, Port Moresby,…