Results of 2020 Bronze Swagman Award

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Results of 2020 Bronze Swagman Award

Post by Shelley » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:46 am

The following information has just been received from competition co-ordinator Jeff Close.
Congratulations to all!

RESULTS
2020 49th annual Bronze Swagman Award for Bush Verse

Winner:
Marco Gliori, “Fumbles”

Runner-up:
Keith ‘Cobber’ Lethbridge, “Crocodile”

Highly Commendeds:
Robert Raftery, “The Black Rose”
Kelly Dixon, “Sullivan”
Heather Searles, “The Handshake”
Irene Dalgety Timpone, “Remembering Bill the Bastard”
Brenda Joy, ‘The Deluge of the Plains”

The Tim Borthwick Memorial Prize for a poet not yet published in the Bronze Swagman Book of Bush Verse:
Heather Knight, “A Single Blackened Post”

Congratulations to all and thanks to all for your support.

The book is being readied for the printer and I will advise when it is ready to go. I will also later advise what poems have been selected for the 2020 Book.

Keep safe and keep writing. 50th Bronze Swagman Award in 2021 and entries are now open. See www.bronzeswagman.info. Special 50th Bronze Swagman Event in Winton on Monday 20th September 2021. See website.

Jeff Close
Hon Bronze Swagman Co-ordinator
Shelley Hansen
Lady of Lines
http://www.shelleyhansen.com

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