2018 Nairda Lyne Award
For a story suitable for children aged 8 to 12.
First Prize and Hobart Bookshop Prize for the best Tasmanian entry: ‘Ruby Two-Shoes and the Dragon who came for Breakfast’ by Gina Mercer, TAS
2017 FAW Tasmania CHRISTMAS COMPETITIONS
Jacqueline Cooke Short Story Award
No prizes were awarded.
Norma & Colin Knight Poetry Award
1st Prize: ‘Maria Island grazing’ by Fran Graham
2nd Prize: ‘The Giddy Galahs Circus’ by Joan Parker
3rd Prize: ‘At Sati’s before going to mind my father’ by Fran Graham
Commended: Ben Walter & Edith Speers
Barney Roberts Non-fiction Award
No outright winner.
2nd Prize: ‘Faulty towers – French style’ by Penny Garnsworthy
Eqyal 3rd Prize: ‘Tackling Takayama’ by Penny Garnsworthy & ‘Bovine Encounters’ by Shirley Burke.
Thanks to Leigh Swinbourne, Karen Knight and John Biggs for judging the competitions.
FAW Tasmania 2017 Poetry Prize
1st Prize: ‘ Autumn conversations, for Pippa’ by Angela O’Rourke
2nd Prize: ‘From Hobart Town Sketches’ by Graeme Hetherington
Commended: Laurinda Blow, Fran Graham, Graeme Hetherington, Angela O’Rourke, Edith Speers, and Janice Williams
Thanks to Anne Kellas for judging the competition.
2017 FAW Tasmania Henry Savery National Short Story Award
1st Prize: ‘Ducks, wild and otherwise’ by Jodie Kewley, Red Hill South VIC
2nd Prize: ‘Home’ by Brenda Crane, Glen Osmond SA
Commended: Rosie Barter, Beaconsfield WA
Thanks to Jane Williams for judging the competition.