Central West Writers’ Centre
Our partner, Central West Writers’ Centre (CWWC) aims to support, develop and promote writing and reading and provide a network for writers. The CWWC is assisted by the NSW Government through Arts NSW. Go to the Words Out West blog for breaking news on awards, events and all things writing. The
WOW Autumn Newsletter 2013 is now available.
Banjo Paterson Writing Awards are now closed for 2013
Winners announced Monday 24 June
These awards aim to honour Banjo Paterson, a great Australian writer and favourite son of Orange. There are four categories: Short Story, Open Poetry, Bush Poetry and the ABC Central West Radio Children’s Writing Awards.
Entries in the Short Story and Open Poetry sections do not have to be written in the same style as the work of Banjo Paterson. The only requirement is for Australian content.
First prize is $1,000, 2nd $400 and 3rd $200 for Short Story and Open Poetry Section. Open Poetry Prize 1st Prize $500, 2nd $200 and 3rd $100. Entry is $10.
Entry is $5 in the ABC Central West Radio Children’s Awards. First prize $200, 2nd and 3rd $100 and there is the Yvonne Zola Encouragement Award. Entries must be the unaided work of the entrant up to and including age 16 years.
Entries close on Friday 19 April 2013. Winners annonced Monday 24 June.
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