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Issue Details: First known date: 1930... vol. 51 no. 2614 19 March 1930 of The Bulletin est. 1880 The Bulletin
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* Contents derived from the 1930 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Great Australian Story, Cecil Mann , single work criticism (p. 2) Section: The Red Page
Australia's Prose Anthologies, John Dalley , single work criticism (p. 5)
The Novel Competition, Thomas Bailey Clegg , single work column
Discusses the literary merits and deficiencies in the entries for the competition.
(p. 8)
'Bulletin' Prize Novels : Second Competition, single work column

Announcement of the results of the second Bulletin Novel Competition. The competition closed on December 31 1929 and from 275 entries the judges made the following awards: First (£400) The Passage by Vance Palmer; Second (£250) Wards of the Outer March by K. G. Taylor (Daniel Hamline); Third (£100) Cattle Camp by J. J. Hardie.

Highly Commended: 'The Sow's Ear' by Eurus; 'Blue North' by Kullinoah; 'Johnny' by Edinensis; Break o' Day by Mateewa; 'Alien Corn' by Sorcerer; 'The Silent Voice' by Toc H.

Commended: 'The White Mantle' by Max Masterman; 'Bitter Bread' by Ian Grove; 'The Involuntary Adventure' by Andrew; 'A Knight in Moleskins' by Warrego; 'The Affair at Ardee' by Alison Starr; 'Thin Smoke' by Merentio; 'Billabong Gold' by Advance Australia; 'Three Daughters' by Kinapaka; 'Holiday' by Waradgery; 'Winning Out' by 1837; 'Boy in the Dusk' by Kelburn; 'Poet Polish' by Bokhara; 'Circumstantial Evidence' by Dobroyd; 'Three Waterholes' by E. M. Hosking (E.M. Chapman); 'The Duffers' by Ellen de Lacy [it's possible that this is Kay Glasson Taylor's Pick and the Duffers]; 'Lost Valley' by Billabong; 'Morning Glory' by Koongara.

Portraits of the prize winners on page 16.

Note: The authors were required to submit their manuscripts under a writing name. In many instances, their identities remain to be established.

(p. 9)
Singled Out for Distinctioni"What though the economic outlook drear is,", T. the R. , single work poetry (p. 10)
The Good Young Mei"The Good Young Me that once I was", Harold Mercer , single work poetry (p. 13)
Great Truthsi"I think that proposition reads", T. the R. , single work poetry humour (p. 14)
Ballade of the Satisfactory Substitutei"Though the enraptued lover shriek", Angus McEarwig , single work poetry (p. 15)
No Sense of Humori"Of all the sawny coots I've met I 'and the prize to Jim;", Patrick Thomas Findlay , single work poetry (p. 23)
Our Savage Tribesi"As you sip your London gin, folk", Hasen , single work poetry (p. 25)
Australian Arti"Jane lives through burning days and weeks", single work poetry (p. 32)
Compensationsi"Though their foes may call them "squawkies,"", A.B.S. , single work poetry (p. 35)
The Dreamless Onei"Still reaps the dreamless one, still spins and delves,", J. Holloway , single work poetry (p. 52)
Who Cries?i"Who cries alone in the darkness? No pale moon", Paul McGuire , single work poetry (p. 52)
Successi"His life's success a failure", Robert Crawford , single work poetry (p. 52)
Morning Songi"The sun's yellow magic", Ivy Gibbs , single work poetry (p. 52)
Lonesome Bayi"Saffron gold, serene horn-poppies", Elsie Clarice Cole , single work poetry (p. 52)
When the Hens Began to Lay i"'Twas a breezy autumn morning", Edmund Fisher , single work poetry (p. 55)
The Battle of El Barrazhe, Charles Cooper , single work short story (p. 57-58)
The Bayi"A thousand thousand white caps deck the blue", Kathleen Dalziel , single work poetry (p. 58)

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