Rolf Boldrewood

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Now in their 11th year, these awards honour Rolf Boldrewood, the pen name of Thomas Browne, who during his time as police magistrate in Dubbo wrote Robbery Under Arms, one of the first major Australian novels. The competition aims to foster the writing of prose and poetry with an Australian content. 
ENTRIES CLOSE 29 SEPTEMBER 2017.

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM (PDF 779.8KB)


 

2016 Winners

PROSE

First prize
Fitzy's Complaint by Roger Vickery (PDF 291.4KB)

Second prize
Liang Xiao by Paul White (PDF 280KB)

Highly commended

Battle of the Stockyards by Carmel Lillis

Second-Hand Light by Kat Pekin

Movement at the Station by J.S. Scholz

Epiphany by Val Clark

Badgengandah Bridge by Garry Hurle

 

POETRY

First prize
Drought and Flood by Mark Miller (PDF 32.1KB)

Second prize
Triptych: In the Marine Light by Mark Miller (PDF 29.4KB)

Highly commended

Angela by Leonie Parker

The Interchange by Jenny Blackford

Beneath the Stars of Mother Country by Sue Grocke

A Terrible Dream by Tom McIlveen


 

FAQ

Does my entry need to be double-spaced? - Double-spacing is required for prose entries only .
How many times can I enter? - Applicants may enter as many times as they like provided each entry is accompanied with an entry fee and entry form.