International Women's Day Writing Competition Winners 2016

Keynote Speaker Helena Fox Dunan

Congratulations to the winners of our International Women's Day writing competition and thank you to everyone who submitted. This year, we asked writers to submit poetry or prose on the theme 'Womanhood in Words'.  

Here are the winners as announced at POWER VOICE last Friday night, an event hosted by SCWC and the Women's Health Service ISLHD in partnership with Wollongong Art Gallery and the Illawarra Women's Health Centre. We also had the privilege of having Helena Fox Dunan as our Keynote speaker. 


1st place –  Lika Posamari, 'Women'

Runner Up –  Christine Johnson, 'Sons and Silkworms'

Runner Up – Winifred Sadlier, 'Gone'


1st place – Anh Nguyen, 'My Kind'

Runners Up – Rhonda W Rice, 'Who Cares For the Carer?'

Runners Up – Gabrielle Journey Jones, 'Fire Belly Feminism'

We have your prizes at the SCWC at the UOW office. Please contact us to collect.

Many thanks and a belated happy International Women's Day!

Written by SCWC

Posted on March 17, 2016