Competitions

Out of the Blue – SSPAN Young Writers Award 2018

The theme for this year’s Award is ‘OUT OF THE BLUE’. All high school students in the Shoalhaven are invited to enter up to two pieces of creative writing: one poem and/or one prose piece inspired by this theme.

This year the competition will run in the first half of the year with a closing date of Friday 22 June 2018.

English teachers and school librarians should have these details and the entry form.

Competition terms and conditions can be found here. The Shoalhaven City Library will also have hard copies of the poster details and the entry form.

For more information email sspanyoungwriters@gmail.com or ring Fiona Stasiukynas on 0412 051 444.

 

The Book Cover Design Competition

To complement the Young Writers Award, we are again inviting local young artists to design a book cover to be used for the publication of the 2018 entries. As with the writing, it is open to students in high schools in the Shoalhaven.

This year the competition will run in the first half of the year with a closing date of Friday 22 June 2018.

Art teachers should have the design brief and the entry form..

Cover design competition terms and conditions can be found here.

For more information email sspanyoungwriters@gmail.com or ring Fiona Stasiukynas on 0412 051 444.

 

SSPAN Young Writers Award 2017 – Prize Winners

Junior Poetry

  • Eilish Norwood            St John the Evangelist High School

 

Junior Short Story, First, Second, Third, Highly Commended

  • Sarah Cameron                 St John the Evangelist High School
  • Zack Oswald                      Shoalhaven High School
  • Scott Goodwin (equal).      Shoalhaven High School
  • Charlotte Walker(equal).    Shoalhaven High School
  • Ricky Batalla                      Shoalhaven High School

 

Senior Poetry

  • Emily Nield                         Nowra Anglican College

 

Senior Short Story

  • Kayla Groombridge            St John the Evangelist High School

 

2017 Book Cover Design Competition First Prize, Highly Commended

  • Mason Turnbull                   Shoalhaven High School
  • Delle Sermonia                   Shoalhaven High School