COMPETITIONS 2019

ROSE FRANKCOMBE SHORT STORY COMPETITION ROSE AWARD 2020

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 ROSE FRANKCOMBE SHORT STORY AWARD 2020

Word count between 1200 - 1500 words

The theme is ‘Flora or Fauna'’

FIRST PRIZE: $200.00

SECOND PRIZE: $50.00

Plus Highly Commended and Commended Certificates.

CLOSING DATE: 31st July 2020

This competition is open to all short story writers.

 RULES

This competition is for original, previously unpublished short stories written in English.

Entries close on the 31st July 2020

Entry fee: $10.00 for up to two entries.

Theme: ‘Flora or Fauna’.

Word Count:  between 1200 - 1500 words.

Type on A4 paper with 1.5 spacing, using 12pt Arial or Times Fonts. Indent paragraphs, except for the first paragraph. Do not double space between paragraphs.

On a separate sheet including the title of the story, word count, and your contact details, (name, address, email, and telephone number.) Send as a Word document, not as a PDF.

Do not put your personal details on the story only the title.

Email your entry/s and personal details sheet as separate attachment/s) to:

wendylaing02@gmail.com

In the subject line of the email, please put SWWT short story competition. 

 Pay your $10 entry fee directly into the SWWT bank account

(see below for details).

Bank Account Name: Society of Women Writers, Tasmania, Inc.

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia

BSB: 067 601

Account No.: 10168834

Very Important:

Please ensure that your name and the words SWWT or S/S appear 

in the deposit line.

 

SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2019

Rose Frankcombe Short Story Competition Rose Award

Judged by Sally Odgers

 

First:

Earth Hour, Janice Williams, Stawell, VIC

 

Second:

A Patch of Earth, Annabel Larkey, Sandy Bay, TAS

 

Highly Commended:

Seeking Paradise, Kerrin O’Sullivan, Middle Park, VIC

 

Commended:

Earth to Earth, Christine Johnson, Rozelle, NSW

 

Commended:

Matchboxes, Jackie Mohr, Bellingen, NSW

 

Congratulations from the Society of Women Writers, Tasmania

Results of the Robyn Mathison Poetry Prize 2019.

 

Equal 1st Prize - ‘Degustation’ by Nicole Rain Sellers, Belmont South NSW

and ‘A Barren Earth’ by Merlene Fawdry, Ararat Victoria

 

2nd Prize – ‘Foreclosure’ by Beth Clapton, Petersham NSW

 

Highly Commended – ‘Sacred Ground’ by David Terelinck, Biggera Waters QLD

 

Commended- ‘Lament for Winding Creek’ by Averil Drummond, Brunkerville, NSW

‘Old Growth’ by Gillian Telford, Booker Bay, NSW

‘The Wet’ by Merlene Fawdry, Ararat, Victoria

SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2018

1st Place: Janeen Samuel, Morgiana, Victoria for The Phone Call

2nd Place: Susan Gourlay, Queenscliff, Victoria for My Bedroom Window

Highly Commended: Carmel Lillis, Yarraville, Victoria for Tough Girls Can Cry

Commended: Brenda North, Brittons Swamp, Tasmania for Careful Thinking

Commended: Bette Martin, Park Orchards, Victoria for Chiaroscuro

ROBYN MATHISON POETRY PRIZE 2018

Rose Frankcombe, TAS - 'Miss Havisham Calls'

2nd place - Helen Thurloe, NSW - 'Yellow Monday'

3rd place - Marilyn Humbert, NSW - 'spinning earth'

 

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SWWT | Reply 12.11.2018 11.15

Yes, Krishna, male or female, the poetry competition is open to all.

Krishna Kumar Yogi | Reply 11.11.2018 09.56

Dear Wendy,

Can a male poet participate in the poem competition?

Wendy Woods | Reply 19.09.2017 10.41

can you please tell me where to see the results of last competition which closed on 31st August.
thanks

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