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Rolf Boldrewood Short Story Award
or Rolf Boldrewood Literary Award
Subcategory of Awards Australian Awards
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History

The Rolf Boldrewood Literary Awards honour Rolf Boldrewood, the pen name of Thomas Browne, who during his time as a police magistrate in Dubbo wrote Robbery Under Arms, one of the first major Australian novels. The competition aims to foster the writing of prose and poetry with an Australian content. Prose entries must be no more than 3000 words, while those for poetry have a limit of 80 lines.  

The awards were concluded in 2017.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2017

winner Phillip M. Everett for Old woman crazy with the snakes 

Year: 2016

winner Fitzy's Complaint Roger Vickery , 2017 single work prose
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2017 2017; (p. 231-238)

Year: 2013

winner Stone Skeleton Beverley Lello , 2014 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2014 2014; (p. 135-141)

Year: 2012

winner Makers of Words David Blissett , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 118-121)

Year: 2010

winner A Favourite Sky Kate Rotherham , 2011 single work prose
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2011 2011;
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