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History

The Western Australia 150th Anniversary Literary Competition was conducted in 1979. Winning entries were published in the Westerly : Competition Issue.

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Winners

1979 joint winner y separately published work icon The Price of Pearls Mary Gage , 1979 Z842784 1979 single work drama romance
1979 joint winner Short Stories by Western Australian Writers Award Stroke Terry Tredrea , 1988 single work short story
— Appears in: Celebrations : Bicentennial Anthology of Fifty Years of Western Australian Poetry and Prose 1988; (p. 183)
1979 joint winner Play Writing Award y separately published work icon No Names -- No Pack Drill Bob Herbert , 1979 (Manuscript version)x401068 Z185883 1979 single work drama
1979 joint winner Poems by Australian Writers Not Including Western Australians Award Growing Up Alone i "Walking down our backyard", Robert Adamson , 1979 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 77-80) Where I Come From 1979; (p. 29-37) Selected Poems 1970-1989 1990; (p. 158-163) Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 2001; (p. 143-) The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems 2008; (p. 11-17)
1979 joint winner Poems by Australian Writers Not Including Western Australians Award After a Death i "Last night I dreamt of the Pittsburgh tunnels", Jennifer Strauss , 1979 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 81) Winter Driving : Poems 1981; (p. 41-2) The Faber Book of Modern Australian Verse 1991; (p. 166-167) Tierra del Fuego : new and selected poems 1997; (p. 67-68) Australian Poetry Library 2004-;
1979 joint winner Short Stories by Australian Writers Not Including Western Australians Award Cane Toads Peter Murphy , 1979 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 18-24) The Moving Shadow Problem : Stories 1986; (p. 157-170)
1979 joint winner Short Stories by Australian Writers Not Including Western Australians Award Memoirs of a Small 'm' Marxist Peter Goldsworthy , 1979 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 25-28) The List of All Answers : Collected Stories 2004; (p. 306-310)
1979 joint winner Short Stories by Western Australian Writers Award Uneasy Rider Wendy Jenkins , 1979 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 7-13) Decade : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Short Fiction 1982; (p. 252-259) Daughters of the Sun : Short Stories from Western Australia 1994; (p. 210-222)
1979 joint winner Poems by Western Australian Writers Award For Reasons of Remembrance i "Because of flowers so many years ago", Bryn Griffiths , 1979 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 75)
1979 joint winner Poems by Western Australian Writers Award Weekend i "There was no shouting by the sea", Ian Templeman , 1979 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 24 no. 2 1979; (p. 74) Poems 1979; (p. 36)
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