Competitions

FAWQ in conjunction with the Trust Company of Australia are pleased to announce the return of the R Carson Gold Short Story Competition in accordance with the terms of the will of the Late R Carson Gold

R Carson Gold

Results of R Carson Gold Competition 2014

Winning entry –  It Worked by Rod Chadbourne,  from Western Australia.

Highly Commended 1 –  Josephine’s Brain by Juliet Blair from  NSW.

Highly Commended 2 – Beam-Me-Up Scotty by Jodie Kewley from Victoria.

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FAWQ Toowoomba Literary Awards 2014

 

Poetry

1st Prize: Rhapsodie de Fruits by Frances Olive

Highly Commended

Bush wedding by Duncan Richardson

Scent of Olives by Dianne Preston Young

Waiting Watching Listening by Sue Grocke

Commended

The Bouquet by Jacqueline Cuerton Lonsdale

The Alberton Hotel by Jules Leigh Koch

Renoir’s Garden by Jena Woodhouse

Iningai Reserve by Kathryn Fry

 

Short Stories

1st Prize: Beating the Odds by Jillian Cory

Highly Commended

The Wrong ‘Un by Garry Hurle

The Mirage by Gloria Anderlini

Cutting Class by Kyle Ludlow

Commended

One Afternoon Alone by Catherine Mah

Fourth Floor by Christopher Ringrose

The Reunion by Denise Kay

The Racer by Frank Ince

 

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 FAWQ POETRY COMPETITION 2014 RESULTS

First Prize: Whispers in the Language of Touch by  Cameron Semmens, Vic

Encouragement Award:  Swamp 1 Owl Tree by  Jane Blackwood, QLD

Encouragement Award: Political Origami  by  David Campbell, Vic

Judge’s report available for download FAWQ Poetry Competition 2014 Judges Report

 

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FAWQ SOAPBOX COMPETITION WINNERS 2013

FIRST PRIZE: SO THIS IS PROGRESS? By Lorna Brennan, NSW

SECOND PRIZE: THE GARDEN OF EDEN Take 2   By Peter Watts, WA

HIGHLY COMMENDED:

THE ALARMING REALITY By Helen Thurloe, NSW

BOLD NEW PROGRAMME By Jennifer Cullen, WA

 

COMMENDED:

TOSSING THE CABER By Peter Watts, WA

THE BLACK MIST By Letitia Kavanagh, Victoria

“MONEY TALKS” By Delroy Oberg, Queensland

PLEASE: THANK-YOU By Jacqueline Lonsdale-Cuerton, Queensland

 

FAWQ Flash Fiction Competition 2013 Results 

1st Prize: ‘Positions Vacant’ by Gloria Anderlini of Cairns.

Click to read FAWQ – 2013 Flash Fiction winning entry

Adjudicator’s Report

FAWQ Flash Fiction competition 2013 Report by Jo Barrett

 

FAW Queensland SS 2013 Results

1st Prize: ‘Escape’ by David Campbell of Victoria

Highly Commended: ‘J Ward’ by Eril Riley of Victoria

Highly Commended: ‘A Touch of Mink’ by Margaret Campbell of Victoria

Click here to read FAW Queensland Short Story Competition 2013 Report by Tamara Pratt

SOAPBOX 2012 Results

1st place: Teacher! by Robin Simson

2nd place: Sexualisation of Children: A Social Catastrophe  by Alison Xiao

Highly Commended: Don’t Bash the Book. Buy It! by Delroy Oberg

Highly Commended: Let them stand on their own two feet by Peter Watts

Report compiled by Tamara Pratt – Click to read The 2012 Soap Box Report

FAWQ Flash Fiction Report 2012 by Susan Skowronski

Click here to read this report FAWQ Flash Fiction Report 2012 by Susan Skowronski

 

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