COMPETITIONS 2020

Robyn Mathison Poetry Prize 2020

 

 Robyn Mathison Poetry Prize 2020

 

Theme: Flora or Fauna

First Prize:   $200.00

Second Prize:   $50.00

Highly & Commended Certificates

CLOSING DATE: 31st October 2020

 The competition is open to all poets.

This competition is for original, previously unpublished poetry.

Further information is available on our website: www.swwtas.org

or email the Competition Coordinator at: wendylaing02@gmail.com

 Line Count:  Up to 40 lines in length

Use a separate sheet for the title of the poem, line count, and your contact details, (name, address, email, and telephone number.)

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

 Entry fee: $10.00 for up to two entries. Payment details for direct deposit – Society of Women Writers Tasmania

Commonwealth Bank

BSB: 067-601

Account No: 10168834

 In the subject line, please put RM Poetry Prize.

OR

Send a cheque or postal note to:

SWWT Treasurer

Ros Sydes

30 Myrtle Road

Youngtown 7249

 

Email your contact details and entry/s as an attachment) to:wendylaing02@gmail.com

OR

Post your entry to:

 Wendy Laing

SWWT Competition Coordinator

40/35 Moriarty Street

Deloraine 7304

ROSE FRANKCOMBE SHORT STORY COMPETITION ROSE AWARD 2020

Results of THE ROSE FRANKCOMBE SHORT STORY AWARD 2020  

Shortlisted Stories 

 Jesse J. Andrews, Glenreagh, NSW 2450   “Dangerous Skies”

 Sandra James, Heathcote Victoria 3523     ‘Surviving’

 Janet Fuller, George Town, Tas 7253     ‘Garnets in the Sun’

 Rosemary Stride, Wavell Heights, QLD 4012     ‘Headfirst’

 Chris Collins, Canberra 2601     ‘A Little Bird Told Me’

 Susan Braghieri, Hilllarys, WA 6025     ‘The Rest of her Days’

 Beverly Sweeney, Cleveland Queensland 4163     ‘Briar Rose’

 Colleen Russell, Avalon Beach,  NSW  2107     ‘The Kite’

 Jennie Herrera, Hobart Tasmania 7000     ‘A Tropic Yarn’

 Karen Lethlean, Heathcote NSW 2233     ‘Family Land’

 Christine Johnson, Rozelle, NSW 2039     ‘Myrtle’

 Christine Johnson, Rozelle, NSW 2039     ‘Bird Skull Lady’

AND THE WINNERS WERE:

1ST PLACE:    'DANGEROUS SKIES'

2ND PLACE:   'SURVIVING'

HIGHLY COMMENDED CERTIFICATES: 'GARNETS IN THE SUN'

AND                                                'HEADFIRST'

COMMENDED CERTIFICATES:             'BRIAR ROSE'

AND                                                'A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME'

 

 

 

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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Competition Coordinator | Reply 06.06.2020 14.40

The SWWT Rose Frankcombe Short Story Award is open to all authors, both male and female and anyone in the world can enter.

Paul | Reply 04.06.2020 21.41

Is a Hong Kong resident eligible to enter the competition?

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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