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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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Dorothy Simmons wins Marjorie Barnard 2015 Short Story Award

As reported in the December issue of the Writers Voice:

Irish-born Dorothy Simmons, from Albury, was the well-deserved winner of the Marjorie Barnard 2015 Short Story Award, her short story being judged the best from 75 entries.

The winning entry, titled ‘Count Down’, was read by the competition judge,

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Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers 2015

Winners of the 2015 FAW Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers Awards for SHORT STORY were:
Group 1—Years 10, 11 and 12:

First:
Lindsay Morrison ‘The Lost Girl’ (St Pauls College, Kempsey).
Second:
Keighley Bradford ‘The Actress, the Spy and the P.I.’ (Narrabri High School).
Third:
Rosie Watts ‘Ana’

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Judge’s Report for Marjorie Barnard Award, 2015

Pippa Kay wrote:

It is always a pleasure to read the stories submitted for this award, and this year’s 75 entries were all interesting, amusing or dramatic. The difficulty is deciding a winner!

This year I was fussier than usual: stories with poor openings,

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Judge’s Report for Mona Brand Award 2015

I (Wayne – WebMaster) thought this was excellent commentary from Jacqueline Winn and deserved its own separate post. Looking for feedback on writing for a competition? Have a read of this:

Whenever I judge a short story competition, I’m taken through a whirl of characters and circumstances, as well as a wealth of genres and styles.

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Mona Brand Biennial Competition Results – 2015

The Central Coast Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers has announced the winners of the Mona Brand Biennial Competition.

Congratulations to everyone involved.

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Eastwood-Hills Competition Results

Results of the Eastwood/Hills FAW 2015 Literary Competition

SHORT STORY

(Judges Philippa Holland and Laura Davies)

H/Comm:
‘The Land Army’, Mark Fowler;
‘A Women on the Boards’, Mark Fowler
2nd:
‘Plots for Sale’, Cynthia Rowe
1st:
‘In Late Summer’,

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Jean Stone Award 2014

The FAW Jean Stone Award 2014 for POETRY was won by
Caroline Glen for ‘West for Wonder’ (published below)…

West for Wonder

Caroline Glen

Here, the plains, hammered flat grass,
hand over hand
to the horizon’s curved thread;
Its shrubs,

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Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers 2014

Winners of the 2014 FAW Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers Awards for POETRY were:

  • Section 1—Years 10, 11 and 12:

    (No award given).

  • Section 2—Years 7, 8 and 9:

    Lewis Orr for ‘Regret’.

  • Section 3—Years 5 and 6:

    Sakalaia Soakai for ‘Sounds in the Night’.

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Walter Stone Award 2014

The FAW Walter Stone Award 2014 for Life Writing was won by:

Julie Weatherburn for

Swimming Across Myself.  

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