It has been a great privilege to have judged the biennial award since 2010. Nichole Overall was the winner of the 2018 competition with her entry Saving Sergeant Harlock.
Short listed entries:
Kamballa the Forgotten Girls' Home by Sandie Jessamine
Wrestling the Reptile Within, Bigotry in These Dangerous Times by Frances Lettres
Full Late in the Season by Robert Davis
The City of Forgetting by Clinton Caward
Photo Rae (left) and Nichole (right) at the FAW award luncheon. See downloads for full judge's report.
HeadLand Writers Festival Tathra 14-16 May 2021
'Borderline' by Sandie Jessamine, launching Gleebooks 23 April 2021
'Debesa' by Cindy Solonec to be launched at Derby 11 June 2021
Launch 'Of Roads and Rainbows' by Noel Smart
FAW NSW Walter Stone 2018 Life Writing Award Judge's Report available (see downloads this page).
Congratulations Paula Henriksen
Orange Family History Workshop Success
Read the Judge's Report for the FAW NSW Walter Stone Biennial Award for Life Writing 2016
Richard Yaxley, winner 2016 NSW FAW Walter Stone Award for Life Writing
Christine Maher author of 'Came the Captain: Richard Brooks...
Deb Hunt - Author of 'Australian Farming Families', 'Love in the Outback' and 'Dream Wheeler'
Batemans Bay Writers Festival Workshop 10 September
Blog: Rae and Barry's Excellent Adventure
Alastair Stewart Author 'Somersaults in the Sand'
Stories of Complicated Grief: A Critical Anthology
'The Prolapse' by Rae Luckie
Phyl Lobl: Daisy the Decorated Kiama Cow
The Donegal Relief Fund
Life Writing: More Than Just a Memoir
Doctor in Vanuatu by Dr Ted (EA) Freeman OAM
Ted Freeman and the Battle for the Injured Brain
Judges Report: 2009 Fellowship of Writers Shoalhaven Literary Award