From Iran with love - young asylum seeker claims Mackellar prize

By Erin Handley
August 28 2014 - 6:00pm
POETIC JUSTICE: Proud parents Roya Mohebali and Seyed Ebrahim Sobhani with their daughter Maryam Sathat Sobhani, who won a prize in the Dorothea MacKellar Poetry Awards in Gunnedah today.

A young asylum seeker who has been learning English for only nine months had a shock win in the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, announced this morning  in Gunnedah.

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