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Society of Women Writers, New South Wales, Awards
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History

 The Society of Women Writers New South Wales Inc., established in 1925 and incorporated in 1987, is the longest-standing literary society in Australia.

'The Society administers a number of Awards and Competitions and conducts annual competitions for poetry, short stories, non-fiction as well as fiction and children's books.

Latest Winners / Recipients (also see subcategories)v1001

Year: 2012

winner Beyond Walls Susan McCreery , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 122-129)

Year: 2001

winner (Book Award) Poetry y separately published work icon Fleeting Light Lenore Rays , Stanmore : Sparrow Press , 2000 Z1093288 2000 selected work poetry

Year: 1996

winner (Short Story Award) Armadillo Paddy O'Reilly , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Southerly , Winter vol. 57 no. 2 1997; (p. 6-11) The End of the World 2007; (p. 62-72)

Year: 1995

winner (Book Award for Best Novel) y separately published work icon Streets of Dust : A Novel Based on the Life of Caroline Chisholm Lola Irish , Kirribilli : Eldorado Publishing , 1993 Z508515 1993 single work novel historical fiction

'A rich chronicle of Australia's early immigrants and Caroline Chisholm, the woman who dared to challenge the upper-class bureaucracy of the day.' (Trove)

joint winner (Book Award for) y separately published work icon Tasma : The Life of Jessie Couvreur Patricia Clarke , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 1994 Z468043 1994 single work biography
winner (Book Award for Poetry) y separately published work icon Emily Bronte Re-Collects and Other Poems Vera Newsom , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1995 Z467677 1995 selected work poetry
winner (Children) y separately published work icon Way Home Libby Hathorn , Gregory Rogers (illustrator), Milsons Point : Random House , 1994 Z798083 1994 single work picture book children's (taught in 2 units) A young boy who lives in a hole in a wall in a big city makes a dangerous night trip to bring a stray cat back to his little cell for company.

Year: 1994

(Alice Award) Mem Fox

Works About this Award

Mem Fox Heather Britton , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: Australian Writer , February/March 1995; (p. 32-35)
Milestone for a Man of Letters Murray Waldren , 1995 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 December 1995; (p. rev 7)
An Asian Eye on Australia Tina Faulk , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 May 1994; (p. 24)
Foreword : Not Damned by Failure... Elizabeth Swanson , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 May 1991; (p. rev 4)
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