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Nance Donkin Literary Award
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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'The Nance Donkin Award, a biennial award for a woman author in Australia who writes for children. Nance’s intention in offering this award was to encourage and make known a good writer for children deserving more recognition. The Society of Women Writers Victoria asks SWW groups in other states for their nominations and forwards the list to a literary judge.' (

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2019

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Year: 2013

Year: 2011

Year: 2009

winner Ruth Starke