2017 Nairda Lyne Award
For a story suitable for children aged 8 to12.
First Prize: ‘The Winner’ by Greg Southwell, North Lyneham ACT
Highly Commended: Dakota Ione, Claremont TAS & Zoe Douglas-Kinghorn, Taroona TAS
Commended: Janice Williams, Stawell VIC
Hobart Bookshop Prize for the best Tasmanian entry: ‘The Birthday Cake’ by Pam Noble, Brighton TAS
2016 FAW Tasmania CHRISTMAS COMPETITIONS
Jacqueline Cooke Short Story Award
1st Prize: ‘The Old Salim Beg’ by Jacqueline Lonsdale-Cuerton
Runners-up: ‘How to Become a Champion’ by David Brelsford; ‘Key to the Heart’ by Emma Collins; ‘A Forced Moon’ by Kelcey Pitt; ‘Earth Angel’ by Yvonne Saw
Honourable Mentions: David Brelsford, Acacia Hudson, Sophie McGregor, Andrea McMahon and Dasha Margvelashvili
Thanks to John Biggs for judging the competition.
Norma & Colin Knight Poetry Award
1st Prize: ‘Give thanks’ by Andrea McMahon
2nd Prize: ‘Giant Galapagos Tortoise’ by Emma Collins
3rd Prize: ‘Calling You Home’ by Edith Speers
Thanks to Gina Mercer for judging the competition.
Barney Roberts Non-fiction Award
Equal winners: ‘Technology Takes Over’ by Emma Collins; ‘My First Eddie Rice Debrief’ by Conor Duggan; ‘The Holiday’ by Isobel Latimer; ‘Being Trans in a Cisnormative World’ by Ash Polzin.
FAW Tasmania 2016 Poetry Prize
1st Prize: ‘At the Gold Coast Airport’ Beverley Sweeney, NSW
2nd Prize: ‘Right Whale’ Janeen Samuel, VIC
Highly Commended: Janeen Samuel, VIC
Commended: Karen Armstrong, TAS; Damen O’Brien, QLD; Edith Speers. TAS
2015 FAW Tasmania Henry Savery National Short Story Award
1st Prize: ‘Jean West in the House of Terror’ by Sue Benner, Koonya TAS
2nd Prize: ‘The backbone of Australia’ by Carmel Lillis, Yarraville VIC
Jennifer Shapcott, Chapman ACT
Kate Elkington, Buderim QLD
Carmel Lillis, Yarraville VIC
Chris Marcic, Ulladulla NSW
Terrie Ferman, Greenslopes QLD
Thanks to Jennie Herrera for judging the competition.