The Day I saw my Name

Edited for the Blog and Anthology from an entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, Short Story Category by JIMMY AWAGL.  Jimmy is from Simbu. He is a teacher. He has been writing since 2014.  He has published 4 books.  He is working on his 5th book. Kundiawa, usually known as Four Corner Town, baked…

Raiders of the night moon

Baka B. Bina works at the Supreme and National Court at Waigani.  He is Voluntary Organising Committee of the Crocodile Prize Competition. Mr Bina writes and contributes lots for writing competitions. His book called, Man of Calibre won the 2015 Ok Tedi Book of the Year category.  Some of his writings are published in the Crocodile Prize…

2017 Croco Prize

This is an entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Illustration Category by Salvatore Tonou Brere. Salvatore lives in Port Moresby. He is an illustrator and cartoonist.  He works for the South Pacific Post.  Salvatore plans to write Children’s Books. One of his works has been featured in the ‘Traditional Salt Making of Chimbu’

Peer Pressure

This is an entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Illustration Category by Salvatore Tonou Brere. Salvatore lives in Port Moresby. He is an illustrator and cartoonist.  He works for the South Pacific Post.  Salvatore plans to write Children’s Books. One of his works has been featured in the ‘Traditional Salt Making of Chimbu’

Entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Kina Securities Poetry Category by Steven Mel. Steven Mel is from Jiwaka and Simbu provinces. He has a Bachelor of Arts PNG Studies from the Divine Word University. Works in the area of Social Development more the Civil Society Sector.   He is an amateur writer who has been writing…

Dear Hope

Edited for the Blog from the entries for 2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Kina Securities Poetry Category by Caroline Evari Caroline Evari is from Musa in Oro and Waema in Milne Bay. Caroline has been writing since she was 7. Caroline’s short Story was published in the Walk to Equality Anthology.  She has a blog titled…

The woman

Edited version of an Entry for the 2017 Crocodile Prize Kina Securities Poetry Category by Lo’rence Arisa Evera.   Lo’rence is a Grade 11, Sogeri National High School student here in Papua New Guinea.  This literary piece is a dedication to his mother and a matriarch of the family and tribe and a fighter against the battle of Cancer.   The…

The Resilient Mother of the Bougainville Crisis by Agnes Rita Maineke

Edited for the blog from an entry for the  2017 Crocodile Prize Competition, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited Short Stories Category by Agnes Rita Maineke Agnes Rita Maineke is from the Tokunutui area of Siwai District in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. She is a teacher by profession who won the 2014 Crocodile…

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,…

Ikin-yal’s Backyard Revelation – Short Story

Ikin-yal’s Backyard Revelation – Short Story Story and picture by Bomai Witne Why should these people brave the hot sun, to sit and listen to one person? Who is this guy? My thoughts ran wild as I watched from the distance. It was in Goroka town, Papua New Guinea on the weekend. The speaker had a white stained shirt…