Monthly Archives: November 2016

Society of Women Writers NSW Literary Luncheon

14 December 2016
Keynote:

Amazing! Come and listen to how a group of authors wrote two novels together and got published by the world’s biggest publisher. The Painted Sky is the work of five members of a Sydney book club, writing under the collective pseudonym Alice Campion.

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Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers 2016 Poetry Awards

Results were announced at the November 5 FAW Awards Luncheon by Competition Convenor Cate Plink. The winners are:

Section 1 Senior Secondary (Years 10, 11 & 12):
Isabella Vacaflores, Year 10, North Sydney Girls High for ‘Stuff in Space’.

Section 2 Junior Secondary (Years 7,

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FAW NSW Biennial Awards

RESULTS:

The 2016 FAW NSW Walter Stone Biennial Award for LifeWriting

Announced at the November 5 FAW Awards Luncheon by the Judge of the Walter Stone Life Writing Award, Dr Rae Luckie, the 2016 winner is:

Richard Yaxley oam
for ‘Homecoming: A Memoir’.
Read the Judge’s Report here.

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FAWNS Literary Awards 2016

Fellowship of Australian Writers North Shore Branch

RESULTS:
Mini Memoir Section

1st Prize: ‘The Food of Love’, Jan Foster (Vic)
2nd Prize: ‘Discovering Daphne’, Carolyn Eldridge-Alfonzetti (NSW)
Highly Commended: ‘Wave to Mummy’, Eilene Cooke (Qld)
Commended: ‘A Painful Memory’,

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Lake Macquarie FAW Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2016

RESULTS:
CATEGORY A: POETRY

First Place: ‘Dreams’ by Hessom Razavi, Fremantle WA
Second Place: ‘Polio’ by Pippa Kay, Hunters Hill NSW
Commended: ‘Ghost’ by Hessom Razavi, Fremantle WA

CATEGORY B: SHORT STORY

First Place (Equal): ‘Borderlines’ by Ryan Grice,

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FAW Shoalhaven Literary Awards for Poetry 2016

RESULTS:

The aim of this biennial competition since 1999 continues to be the recognition of literary excellence and the enhancement of the image of the Shoalhaven as a place of strong cultural development.

The Awards are sponsored by Shoalhaven Arts Board (of the Shoalhaven City Council),

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Rhonda Jankovic Literary Awards

Closing Date: 25 November 2016
Theme: SOCIAL JUSTICE

Section 1: Poetry
Section 2: Short Story

First Prize: $A600 for each section plus Trophy: a Radio 3CR Vintage Sound-bite Cartridge.
Second Place and Third Place Certificates awarded for each section.
Highly Commended and/or Commended Certificates awarded at Judges’

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Sisters in Crime Anniversary Convention

SheKilda3: One-Day Crime Spree
Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Anniversary Convention, 19 November 2016

shek3-convention-logoSt Kilda Town Hall, cnr Brighton Road and Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria.

Fifty leading novelists, true-crime writers, screenwriters, lawyers, producers, publishers, and scholars debate crime in all its infamy.

Simultaneous panels and speed pitching sessions with publishers,

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Reminder – Writers Voice Deadline 15 November

Just a reminder that the Writers Voice Quarterly Copy Deadlines are: 15 February, 15 May, 15 August and 15 November each year.
Copy for submission should be sent to:

The Editor,
Writers Voice
65 Barbara Boulevard,
Seven Hills NSW 2147

Tel: (02) 9831 6808
Email: The Editor

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Book Launch for Helen Boris

By Trevar Langlands, FAW NSW President

I was privileged recently to be asked to a book launch for a wonderful 96 year old Life Member of the FAW. The book is Shards of Life by Helen Boris and it was launched at the Ukrainian Community Centre Lidcombe.

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