Jean Stone Award 2022 Conditions


(Failure to comply with the following conditions will result in disqualification without refund)

  1. The Award is for a poem or group of poems up to 60 lines.
  2. Entrants must be permanent residents of Australia.
  3. Submitted entries must not have previously been published, nor be under consideration for publication. Entries may have been entered in other competitions but not won a monetary prize. Receipt of entry will not be acknowledged. ENTRY FORM
  4. Multiple entries are permitted, a separate Entry Form must be submitted with each entry.
  5. Entry Fee is $15.00 per entry. 
  6. Payment should be made electronically to our NAB account: 
    BSB: 082 936 Account Number: 322 980 486 
    Account Name: Fellowship of Australian Writers. 
    Please include the words “Jean Stone Award” in the message line. Should a contestant not be able to pay electronically then a cheque should be made payable to ‘Fellowship Aust. Writers’. Please DO NOT post cash. Cheques should be sent to the address below.
  7. The closing date is 31st August 2022.
  8. Entries are to be submitted via the online form available on the FAW website at
  9. For those unable to use the online form, a separate form will be forwarded by email from the 
  10. The author’s identity must appear on the Entry Form ONLY. The author’s name must NOT appear on either the manuscript or the Title Page. 
  11. The results, and the judge’s report, will be emailed to all contestants after 31st October 2022 
  12. The author retains copyright to all work submitted, although prize-winning entries or a precis must be available for publication in the Fellowship’s bulletin Writers Voice and on the FAW NSW website. Unsuccessful entries will not be returned. 
  13. Entries must be original, creative and inspiring works which present to the audience an engaging work of literary excellence.
  14. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. There will be no individual appraisals.
  15. FAW NSW reserves the right not to award any prizes if, in the judge’s estimation, no entries of sufficient merit are received.
  16. Normal competition rules apply.

PRIZE: $500

Winners will be notified prior to 31st October 2022 and prizes direct debited to the winners. 

Cate Plink, Competitions Convenor, 
8/15–21 Gosford Avenue
The Entrance NSW 2261
Or email 
Phone 0492 833 522

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