Life Was Easier When Boys Were Stupid
by Sarah Billington
Jess is at a party and girls and boys around her are locked together at the lips and hips.
When did everyone grow up so fast? She's not sure she wants to, but her girl friend Carla points out a boy across the room with eyes only for Jess.
Life Was Easier When Boys Were Stupid won the Gippsland Award in 2009's Fellowship of Australian Writers Awards.