Short story and poetry competition 2016

short-story-banner Winners in our third Short Story and Poetry Competition have been announced. – Roslyn Millar is the first prize winner for her story Something about Mary. Roslyn is a community health nurse currently on a career break. The first prize of $2000 is proudly sponsored by First State Super. – Emma Gedge a midwife from Wollongong won the first runner-up prize of $500 proudly sponsored by First State Super for her story Watchful Waiting. – Maxine Ross was the second runner-up for her series of poems One Short Life. Maxine works in community health in Armidale. This prize of $500 was also proudly sponsored by First State Super.
Readers Choice vote
The Readers Choice Award is now open. The prize of $500, sponsored by NSWNMA, goes to the top choice. Check out the entries below and vote for your favourite! A Casualty of Life  Vote A Kodak MomentVote A Life Changing Moment – Vote A Life Fulfilled – Vote A Little Ray of Sunshine – Vote Bed 27 – Vote Betty – Vote Calling or Conduit – Vote Confessions of the Mature Aged Student Nurse – Vote Darkness Fades – Vote Do You Have a Minute – Vote Flying Close to the Wind – Vote He Doesn’t Even Talk Funny Any More! – Vote He’s Gone – Vote I Met an Ol’ Bushy Once – Vote I Never Thought I’d be Homeless – Vote My Journey to be a Children’s Nurse – Vote It’s Always the Same When a Helicopter Arrives – Vote Never Lose HopeVote Priceless Delivery – Vote Set Apart from the Crowd – Vote Shed Your Skin – Vote She’ll be 99 Tomorrow – Vote Stuck – Vote The Obligatory Caged Birds – Vote The Privilege was All Mine – Vote The Story of Donning and Doffing – Vote *Please note that voters in this competition must be members or associate members of the NSWNMA. Read the short stories and poems from the 2015 competition. Read the stories and poems from the 2014 competition.