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This Award is named after Abigail Mary Clancy (1898-1984), one of the founders of The Society of Women Writers and a prominent early 20th century journalist. The Abbie Clancy Foundation Trust funds the Award and the Society sponsors the administration.
The Award is open to female honours and post-graduate students attending universities in New South Wales. Entrants for the Award of $1,000 must submit an abstract (300-500 words) of an unpublished research paper on the published or unpublished work(s) of fiction or non-fiction of an Australian woman writer, journalist, playwright or poet.


For full details and entry form, please download the form below.


Please note entries for this Award close on 26 November 2021 at 5:00 pm.

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