Henry Lawson Society of NSW Inc
Awards for Short Story or Poetry (not necessarily in the style of Henry Lawson), 1,000 words maximum, open theme. Two sections: Primary School students, Years 3-6 (NSW) or other state equivalent; Secondary School students, Years 7-10 (NSW) or other state equivalent.
Presented in honour of Henry Lawson, who grew up in the Gulgong area. Open Written Poetry, for a ballad with good rhyme, rhythm and metre, no word or line limit.
Named in honour of an avid Henry Lawson follower and the Society’s former patron. Award is for a recorded reading of an Australian poem by a poet of entrant’s choice. Submit a tape or CD of the performance poem. Up to 10 finalists are chosen and must perform at annual Literary Dinner (Saturday of June long weekend) in Gulgong to be eligible for award. Proudly supported by Essential Energy.