The Elyne Mitchell Writing Award is an Australasian writing competition for stories set in a rural landscape.
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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards Winner of the Open category and $1000 prize is Melbourne writer Kasey Symons with her story “Sam’s Big Game”. Winner of the Local category and $500 prize is Dixie Coutts with “Lost and Found” Roni O’Brien of Yarrawonga was awarded the $100…Read More
From an author…. As an entrant to this year’s Elyne Mitchell Writing Award it’s really heartening to be given such a clear picture of the judging process. This is something rarely shared, I find. As a writer it makes me feel my work, along with that of all my fellow entrants, will be given thorough, fair and…Read More
The atmosphere was electric as people gathered at the Uniting Church Hall in Corryong to hear who was to take home the titles of this year’s Elyne Mitchell Writing Award. People filed in from all over Australia and were treated to delicious fare provided by the Uniting Church ladies. The crowd mingled and enjoyed a…Read More
2013 Short-Listed Entries – in alphabetical order by Author’s surname HARPERCOLLINS CATEGORY Charlotte Austin, Margaret Shirley Chalmers, The Onion Picker’s Daughter Jim Kent, The Iceman Came Once a Week OPEN CATEGORY Alana Brekelman, Like Dust in Your Mother’s Hair Kerri Harris, Cubby Struther’s Transformation Iris Leach, The Reprobate Hero Isabella McNickle, The Funeral Jennifer Morris, Red Geraniums Jackie Tritt, Strange Harvest Deb…Read More
2013 Writing Award Categories Announced! Next year we will be celebrating Elyne’s 100th Birthday. Two categories will be open to men for this special event. Our main Award will still be a Women’s Only spectacular! • Women Writers Award. (Women over 18 years of age) One $1,000 Prize Awarded. 2500 Word Count • Harper Collins…Read More