The winners of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry prize were announced during the monthly meeting held 30 July 2021. This year, there were almost fifty submissions to the prize and the calibre of the entrants was high. Congratulations to the following members:… Continue Reading
The Kathryn Purnell Poetry Prize 2021. 1st prize: $200, 2nd $125 3rd prize $75 Judge: Tegan Schetrumpf Closes: Friday 4th June 2021 A biennial award for a poem of no longer than 50 lines. Open to all women poets, the award is managed… Continue Reading
Congratulations Fran Prem You are the lucky winner of all four books very generously donated by Sue Smethurst. Fran, you will be contacted shortly as to how you will receive your prize.
The winners of the Love Letter competition are – 1st Prize – Emma Adair – $120 restaurant voucher 2nd Prize – Barbara Verity – a pack of 5 literary talks by Susannah Fullerton 3rd Prize – Elizabeth McLennan – a… Continue Reading
Beverley is the winner of the 2020 Margaret Hazzard Award Short Story competition. Her winning short story entitled Three Red Rosettes was included in Issue 5 of the Society’s annual anthology, Sparx launched November 2020. Beverley’s interests and achievements can… Continue Reading
Congratulations to the following members on being placed in the 2020 Margaret Hazzard Short Story Award. First – Beverley Lello, Three Red RosettesSecond – Kerrin O’Sullivan, Washing Shirts in MoroccoThird – Julie Bateman, Down the Rabbit Hole The above stories have been included… Continue Reading
The Margaret Hazzard short story competition is now open for entries. The entry form is available for you to download and print here. Margaret Hazzard SSA_Entry Form_2018
The winners of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award are: 1st ‘You Are…’ Mary Jones. 2nd ‘Washing Her Hair’ Lorraine McGuigan. 3rd ‘Nest’ Lorraine McGuigan. Honourable Mention ‘Kangaroo’ Lorraine McGuigan, and ‘A Poet Speaks To Her Progenies’ Rhonda Poholke. The… Continue Reading
The Kathryn Purnell Poetry Prize is now open for entries. Entry is open to members of any of the SWW branches. Details and entry form available here or on the SWW Awards page.
At the November 25th meeting the annual Christmas competition was held with members given a four-minute time limit to read an original piece of their writing. Afterwards all enjoyed the festive buffet supplied on a ‘bring a plate to share’… Continue Reading