Elly McDonald

Writer

Writing recognition

 

Creative writing awards

2nd Prize, The Australian’s 20th Anniversary short story competition 1984
1st Prize (shared), Hermes short story competition judged by Judith Rodriguez 1986

Publication in Australian literary journals

Brave New Word
Hecate
Hermes
Idiom
LiNQ
Luna
Meanjin
Neos Young Writers
Overland
Quadrant
Southerly
The Australian Literary Magazine
Westerly

Publication in anthologies

Poems from The Australian’s 20th Anniversary Competition (1985)
Up From Below: Poems of the 1980s (1987) – editors Nancy J Petrie, Barbara Petrie, Irene Coates
Poetry and Gender: Statements and essays in Australian women’s poetry and poetics (1989) – David Brooks and Brenda Walker

Academic awards

Josiah Simon Scholarship No.1 (poetry prize) for English I, University of Sydney 1985
Maud Stiles Prize for a Woman in English I, University of Sydney 1985
Margaret Cramp Memorial Prize for a Woman Evening Student in English I, University of Sydney 1985
Maccallum Prize for Proficiency in English Literature I (shared), University of Sydney 1985

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