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Australian Week-End Review Literary Competition
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History

The Australian Week-End Review competition took place in 1950. The winners recieved a prize of £25 for the best short story, article (within the interests of the periodical), or poem.

Winners

1950 joint winner A Singing Match i "When phosphorescent grains were strewn on high,", Alexander Craig , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 20 October vol. 1 no. 15 1950; (p. 232) Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 1954; (p. 28-30)
Second competition of 1950.
1950 joint winner The Sea i "Lost thoughts, no longer sensuous", Alexander Craig , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 1 December vol. 1 no. 18 1950; (p. 287) Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 1954; (p. 16-17)
Second competition of 1950.
1950 joint winner The First Voyagers i "Three men of Ireland left its air", Alexander Craig , 1950 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 3 November vol. 1 no. 16 1950; (p. 248) Far-Back Country : Poems 1944-54 1954; (p. 9) Australian Signpost : An Anthology Edited for the Canberra Fellowship of Australian Writers 1956; (p. 129)
Second competition of 1950.
1950 joint winner The Two Brothers R. H. Morrison , 1950 single work short story
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 20 October vol. 1 no. 15 1950; (p. 228)
Second competition of 1950.
1950 winner Untitled Jack Broadstreet , 1950 single work drama
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 14 July vol. 1 no. 8 1950; (p. 127)
Both separated from the men they love, Aileen Marston and Juliet offer differing perspectives on their loss.
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