Newcastle Herald short story competition 2019: Voice of the Unheard

By Danielle Stroinec
Updated January 6 2020 - 1:16pm, first published December 31 2018 - 6:00am
WORTH 1000 WORDS: The 2019 Herald short story competition is marking 20 years since Newcastle BHP steelworks closed. Entrants took inspiration from news photos.
WORTH 1000 WORDS: The 2019 Herald short story competition is marking 20 years since Newcastle BHP steelworks closed. Entrants took inspiration from news photos.

YOU pick up on a lot when you all you can do is observe, rather than speak. Thats how I knew something awful had happened to Jack that day. Long before anyone had said a word. My kind werent allowed past the large gates of the Steelworks factory, yet I didnt need to enter to know that something terrible had happened to my mate Jack.

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