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2013 Shortlisted Entries

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…

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2013 Writing Award Categories Announced

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…

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2013 Categories

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…

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2013 Categories Announced

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…

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2012 Awards Announced!

The Elyne Mitchell Rural Women’s Writing Award for 2012 was presented in Corryong on Saturday night. The Award is a national competition and shortlisted winners travelled from all over the country to join in on the event and to show support for an event that encourages writers to share their rural anecdotes. In the Open…

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2012 Shortlisted Entries Announced!

This year’s competition was one of the tightest so far, with 11 in the shortlisted for the Open category and only 1 point separating the first 3 entries! The Local category was of similar quality with very close scoring, and the Emerging will be decided between the top two entries – $2000 will be shared…

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Presentation Night 2012 – Invite

The Friends of Corryong Library are pleased to announce that the presentation of the 2012 Elyne Mitchell Rural Women’s Writing Award will be held on Saturday 13th October 2012 at the Uniting Church Hall, Donaldson St, Corryong, Vic. The evening will begin at 7.00pm and will include a light meal and drinks. The Guest Speaker…

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Entries to judges

Thanks to all the entrants for this year’s Award! The entries have now closed and the stories are being forwarded to the judges this week….very exciting 🙂 Check out the info on our judges!

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Online entry submission

Some people seem to be having trouble getting the confirmation message after submitting their entry online….in every instance of which we’ve been aware, the entry has actually been received ok….however with only 2 days to go before entries close we will email a separate personalised confirmation when it is received….but if you’re in doubt please…

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2012 Deadline Extended!!

Due to some technical difficulties that some people have experienced with our online submission process, we have decided to extend the closing date for this year’s competition. You now have until 5pm on Friday 13th of July – so, last chance to win up to $1000 this year!

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2011 Awards Announced!

The Elyne Mitchell Rural Women’s Writing Award for 2011 was presented at a well attended and successful function in Corryong on Saturday night. The Award is a national competition and shortlisted winners travelled far and wide to hear the announcement of the winners. In the Open category Kate Rotherham from Yackandandah won $1000,  the Emerging…

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Entries Back From Judges!

All entries have now been judged and the short-listed will soon be announced…..be sure to keep Saturday 15th of October free to come to Corryong for the announcement of the winners!

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Entries now with Judges!

All entries are now with the judges, the shortlisted entrants will be contacted at the end of September, with the winners announced at the Award Ceremony in Corryong on 15th October 2011 – keep the date free to attend!

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2011 Theme Announced!

The Theme for the 2011 Award is “A Bird’s Eye View” so let your imagination go! Entries must meet the Terms & Acceptance and can be submitted in a number of ways.

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