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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.

Winners (also see subcategories)v1001

2012 winner Beyond Walls Susan McCreery , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 122-129)
2001 winner (Book Award) Poetry y separately published work icon Fleeting Light Lenore Rays , Stanmore : Sparrow Press , 2000 Z1093288 2000 selected work poetry
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)
1995 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.
1995 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
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)

1995 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
1994 (Alice Award) Mem Fox
1992 winner (Marjorie Barnard Literary Award) y separately published work icon A Change of Skies Yasmine Gooneratne , Chippendale : Picador , 1991 Z193541 1991 single work novel
1991 winner (Hilarie Lindsay Award) y separately published work icon Belle the Bushie Pat Richardson , Rozelle : Gumleaf Press , 1990 Z88288 1990 selected work short story
1983 winner (Charles Meeking Award for Poetry) Towards a Non-Sexist Mode of Thinking i "My father's house is green", Gail Maria Hennessy , 1987 single work poetry
— Appears in: Meeting Place , no. 20 1987; (p. 15)
1980 winner (Poetry Competition) For My Father i "Always wanted to see Kiandra", Gail Maria Hennessy , 1980 single work poetry
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 24 no. 10 1980; (p. 72) A Spin of Gold Wattle : A Selection of the Prize and Published Poetry Written since 1975, by Members of the Society of Women Writers in Australia 1982; (p. 51)
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