Winners of the 2016 Charles Dickens Prize from the Ormond Butler Bequest


Essay Writing Section

imageAwarded to
Anand Bharadwaj
for the essay:
This Boy is Ignorance. This Girl is Want. Beware of them Both. Why Charles Dickens’s works remain relevant even today

Photo: Anand Bharadwaj receiving his prize from the President (MDF, 21 Sept 2016)


Creative Writing Section

Awarded to
Tom Bennett
for “Scrooge Reborn

Photo: Tom Bennett (Tom was unable to receive his prize in person; it was subsequently presented to him at school)


The MDF thanks VATE and VCAA for both organisations’ ready assistance, kindness and willingness to support and promote the Prize.
The MDF reserves the right to publish the prize-winning entries.
The MDF reserves the right not to award a prize if it is felt the submissions are not deserving.