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Competition

Banjo Paterson Writing Awards Reminder

Have you entered the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards? Remember entries into the Prose (Short Story), Open Poetry and Children's Writing Awards categories of the competition do not have to be in the style of Banjo's writing. There is also a Bush Poetry section. Entry forms are available from Orange City Library, by phoning 6393 8120, email: writing@orange.nsw.gov.au or [download here]. Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for children per entry. The competition closes on Friday 16 April 2010 and winners will be contacted by phone on Monday 21 June 2010.

So get to it!

Call for Entries in Banjo Paterson Writing Awards

Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson was born on February 17, 1864 and to celebrate his birthday Orange City Council, Central West Libraries, Central West Writers' Centre supported by The Central Western Daily and ABC Central West Radio announce the call for entries to the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards. It is important to note that entries into the Prose (Short Story), Open Poetry and Children's Writing Awards categories of the competition do not have to be in the style of Banjo's writing. Entry forms are available from Orange City Library, by phoning 6393 8120, email: writing@orange.nsw.gov.au or [download here]. Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for children per entry. The competition closes on Friday 16 April 2010 and winners will be contacted by phone on Monday 21 June 2010. The judges will also consider Children's entries for the Yvonne Zola Encouragement Award. There are cash prizes to be won and the winning Short Story entry will be published in the Central Western Daily. Get writing!

Good Reading Online winners are.....

Thank you to everyone who entered our Good Reading Online competition. We hope you are continuing to enjoy keeping up with all the latest news on authors, books and reading in this fabulous online magazine that can be accessed via our Reading and Writing Page. So to our winners…drum roll please……the winners are R Jones of Millthorpe, H Burton of Molong, M Todd of Molong, T Smith of Molong and A Pearson of Orange. Well done to you all and book prizes are winging their way to you. And of course the correct answer was Jennifer Weiner. I told you it was an easy competition.

Only a few days left to enter Good Reading Online Competition

How fast has this month flown by? It is nearly the end of August and you have until Monday 31 August to enter our Good Reading Online competition. Just answer the easy easy easy, so easy question to be in the running for book prizes. Access Good Reading online via the www.cwl.nsw.gov.au Reading and Writing page using your library card and answer this question: Which American author does gr profile in the article “Let there be light” on page 12 of the August 2009 issue? I said it was an easy question. Email your answer, along with your name and contact details to writing@orange.nsw.gov.au or fill out an entry form at any CWL branch by 31 August. So put fingers to keyboard and send an email or put pen to paper and fill out an entry form. Good Luck!

Win book prizes with CWL & Good Reading Online

Looking for a good read? Good Reading is Australia's favourite print and electronic magazine for book lovers and it's available at your library. This month you have the chance to win book prizes. Access Good Reading online via the www.cwl.nsw.gov.au Reading and Writing page using your library card and answer this question: Which American author does gr profile in the article “Let there be light” on page 12 of the August 2009 issue? Email your answer, along with your name and contact details to writing@orange.nsw.gov.au or fill out an entry form at any CWL branch by 31 August. Good Luck!