Monthly Archives: April 2016

Reminder: Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

Applications close: Monday 2 May 2016.

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Shoalhaven Literary Award 2016 – Poetry

Competition closes on Friday 3 June 2016.

Winners will be notified after Saturday 17 September 2016.

Prizes:

1st: $1000 together with a two-week artist residency at Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon on the Shoalhaven River.
2nd: $300
3rd: $100
Plus $200 Geoff Bolton Award for an entry from a Shoalhaven resident.

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Newcastle Poetry Prize 2016

Closes midnight Friday 17th June 2016

Write:

A poem, or suite of poems, up to 200 lines.

Win:

  • First prize: $15 000
  • Second prize: $5 000
  • Third prize: $1 000
  • Local Award: $500
  • Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 years): $250
  • Hunter Writers Centre members’

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon May 11, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Sophie Masson – Creators Unite in a Small Press with Big Ideas

GUEST SPEAKER: Award winning author Libby Hathorn – The Heart of her Picture Books

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Sophie Masson –

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Children’s Writing Programme

As reported, on Page 5 of the March 2016 Edition of Writers Voice, by our Vice President (Colleen Parker); a Children’s Writing Programme package is available from the Management Committee (for a fee of $25) to interested FAW NSW Branches.

The FAW NSW is indebted to Jan Tolley who has graciously shared these guidelines with us.

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