The Society sponsors the Abbie Clancy Award, named after Abigail Mary Clancy (1898-1984), one of the founders of the Society of Women Writers and a prominent early 20th-century journalist.

This bursary of $1,000 is awarded annually and is open to female honours and post-graduate students attending universities in New South Wales....

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The Alice Literary Award is presented in the form of a trophy to ‘an Australian woman who has made a distinguished, long-term contribution to Australian literature’.

The winner is chosen after consultation with all state branches of the societyIn conjunction with other state branches of the Society of Women Writers.

The Alice...

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Every second year, members are invited to submit books published over the previous two years. Separate awards are given for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s books. Two Children’s Book Awards are given – one for a book for younger readers, and one for an adolescent/young adult book.

The next SWW Book...

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