Eastwood/Hills Annual Literary Competition 2020

Our 2019 Literary Competition is now closed!

We hope to see many writers enter our annual competition in 2020. Certificates and monetary prizes are awarded to first and second place in each of our four categories. All details, guidelines and entry forms are found in the link below. Closing date is Friday 15th May 2020.

Note, there have been some changes to these categories so please read the Flyer carefully. Also, entries are now accepted via post and email. Payment can be made via direct debt, cheque or money order.

Lit Comp Cond. & Entry Form 2020

 

Our Boree Log Bush Poetry Competition is also open and details can be found below.

Boree Log 2020 condtions of entry, entry form

*Please note that cheques must be made payable to FAW( Eastwood Hills) or FAW

 

 

Annual Literary Competition Results 2019

Eastwood/ Hills FAW recently held our Annual Literary Competition Presentation Day. We are very pleased to congratulate the following 2019 Category Winners and place-getters.

Prize winners 2019

place

Title

Author

short story

1st

A sense of Place

Janice Williams

2nd

Bones of Death

Jim Briggenshaw

commended

Blast the Fish

Jim Kent

commended

Head Cheese

Janeen Samuel

commended

Writer’s Pride

Janet Upcher

commended

An Act of Closure

Terrie Ferman

Short Short story

1st

The Night Parrot

Kerrin O’Sullivan

2nd

Hells Belles

Jim Briggenshaw

HC

Heaven

Kerry Lown Whalen

Commended

The Cando Kid

Paul Hydes

commended

Rosie’s Present

Jim Brigginshaw

Poetry

1st

Kimberley

Richenda Rudman

2nd

Hyacinths and Biscuits

David Terelinck

HC

Snapshot of a Fishing Village

JLKoch

HC

Nana’s Undies

David Terelinck

HC

Swallows

Janeen Samuel

C

Spinsters

Janet Upcher

C

Song of Freedom

Mandy Langlois

C

Spitfire Pilots

Richenda Rudman

Memoir

1st

The Garrya

Janeen Samuel

2nd

Magpie Life Lessons

Don Horne

Boree Log

1st

The Struggle

Brenda Joy

HC

So Women Wept

Brenda Joy

HC

Imitation Eagles

Brenda Joy

C

Country Pubs

Janice Williams

C

Searching

Denise Aldridge

C

An Honest Man

Jim Kent

Eastwood/Hills Annual Literary Competition Results 2018

Short Story Section

First Place: ‘An Artist and his Models’, Helen Lyne, NSW

Second Place: ‘Lifesavers’, Margaret Campbell, Vic

Highly Commended:

‘Photo Opportunity’, Janice Williams, Vic

‘A Beige Room’, Jacqueline Trott, NSW

‘A Certain Sanctuary’, Philip Derone, NSW

Commended:

‘Can you Smell Sulphur’, Jim Kent, NSW

‘Being Neighbourly’, Margot Ogilvie, SA

‘Pilgrimage’, Kerrin O’Sullivan, Vic

 

Poetry Section

First Place: ‘Manji the Old Man Mad with Painting’, Shane McCauley, WA

Second Place: ‘Dirty Laundry’, David Terelinck, QLD

Highly Commended:

‘Uninvited Guest’, Vivien de Jong, Vic

‘Nowhere to Turn’, David Campbell, Vic

‘Red Lipstick’, Richenda Rudman, Vic

‘Mr Merman’s Pool’, Wendall Watt, NSW

Commended:

‘At the Breast Clinic’, Shane McCauley, WA

‘Uluru Caper’, Decima Wraxall, NSW

 

Alan Russell Memoir Section

First Place: ‘The Music Teacher’, Shelley Hansen, QLD

Second Place: ‘Clouds’, Jahan Tyson, NSW

Highly Commended:

‘Sketchbooks of Memory – Epiphanies’, Anita Howard, NSW

‘Taken as Red’, Jim Brigginshaw, NSW

‘Needlework’, Cheryl Howard, Vic

Commended:

‘The Day Dad Fixed the Shed’, Judith Turner, NSW

‘The Beauty of Queensland’, Joe Harrison, NSW

‘Billy Cart Kids’, Dianna Edwards, QLD

 

Pauline Walsh Award for Short, Short Story Section

First Place: ‘Just Desserts’, Elizabeth Egan, NSW

Second Place: ‘Reach for the Sky’, David Campbell, Vic

Highly Commended: ‘A Love Story’, Barbara Vertigan, Vic

Commended:

‘Out of the Fog’, Don Horne, NSW

‘It’s a Small World’, Elaine Staples, NSW

 

Boree Log Section

First Place: ‘Riley’s Billy Lids’, Tom McIlveen, NSW

Second Place: ‘Modern Day Drovers’, Brenda Joy, QLD

Highly Commended:     

‘The Trouble and Strife’, Jan Foster, Vic

‘The Flower Thief’, Jim Brigginshaw, NSW

Commended: ‘Boiled Eggs’, Shelley Hansen, QLD

Eastwood Hills FAW Literary Competition 2018 Results

Short Story Section

First Place: ‘An Artist and his Models’, Helen Lyne, NSW

Second Place: ‘Lifesavers’, Margaret Campbell, Vic

Highly Commended:

‘Photo Opportunity’, Janice Williams, Vic

‘A Beige Room’, Jacqueline Trott, NSW

‘A Certain Sanctuary’, Philip Derone, NSW

Commended:

‘Can you Smell Sulphur’, Jim Kent, NSW

‘Being Neighbourly’, Margot Ogilvie, SA

‘Pilgrimage’, Kerrin O’Sullivan, Vic

 

Poetry Section

First Place: ‘Manji the Old Man Mad with Painting’, Shane McCauley, WA

Second Place: ‘Dirty Laundry’, David Terelinck, QLD

Highly Commended:

‘Uninvited Guest’, Vivien de Jong, Vic

‘Nowhere to Turn’, David Campbell, Vic

‘Red Lipstick’, Richenda Rudman, Vic

‘Mr Merman’s Pool’, Wendall Watt, NSW

Commended:

‘At the Breast Clinic’, Shane McCauley, WA

‘Uluru Caper’, Decima Wraxall, NSW

 

Alan Russell Memoir Section

First Place: ‘The Music Teacher’, Shelley Hansen, QLD

Second Place: ‘Clouds’, Jahan Tyson, NSW

Highly Commended:

‘Sketchbooks of Memory – Epiphanies’, Anita Howard, NSW

‘Taken as Red’, Jim Brigginshaw, NSW

‘Needlework’, Cheryl Howard, Vic

Commended:

‘The Day Dad Fixed the Shed       ‘, Judith Turner, NSW

‘The Beauty of Queensland’,       Joe Harrison, NSW

‘Billy Cart Kids’, Dianna Edwards, QLD

 

Pauline Walsh Award for Short, Short Story Section

First Place: ‘Just Desserts’, Elizabeth Egan, NSW

Second Place: ‘Reach for the Sky’, David Campbell, Vic

Highly Commended: ‘A Love Story’, Barbara Vertigan, Vic

Commended:

‘Out of the Fog’, Don Horne, NSW

‘It’s a Small World’, Elaine Staples, NSW

 

Boree Log Section

First Place: ‘Riley’s Billy Lids’, Tom McIlveen, NSW

Second Place: ‘Modern Day Drovers        ‘, Brenda Joy, QLD

Highly Commended:     

‘The Trouble and Strife’, Jan Foster, Vic

‘The Flower Thief’, Jim Brigginshaw, NSW

Commended: ‘Boiled Eggs’, Shelley Hansen, QLD

Eastwood/Hills Annual Literary Competition 2019

Our 2018 Literary Competition is now closed! We hope to see many writers enter this annual competition next year. Certificates and monetary prizes are awarded in each of our four categories to our winners and those who place second. All details, guidelines and entry forms are found in the link below.

Lit Comp Cond. Entry Form2019

 

Our Boree Log Bush Poetry Competition is also open and details can be found below.

Boree Log 2019 (2)

*Please note that cheques must be made payable to FAW( Eastwood Hills) or FAW