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Shelley Hansen - Lady of Lines

Awards

Prizes for Written Poetry

2017
  • Toolangi CJ Dennis Written Poetry Competition 2017
    - 1st Prize & Marion Mayne Trophy - Open Section (My Name's Doreen)
    - 3rd Prize - Short Story Section (The Piano Player)

  • West Wyalong "Pals of the Pen" Written Bush Poetry Competition 2017 - "Country Australia" theme
    - 1st Prize (A Red Dirt Road to Nowhere)
  • Henry Lawson Society National Written Awards 2017
    - 3rd Prize - Bush Poetry Section (Communication Breakdown)
    - Highly Commended - Free Verse Section (A Day in the Life)
    - Highly Commended - Short Story Section (Three Syllables)

  • Kenilworth Arts Festival Open Written Poetry Competition 2017
    - 1st Prize (Facets of Freedom)
  • Dunedoo Written Bush Poetry Competition 2017
    - 1st Prize - Humorous Section (Lost for Words)
    - Highly Commended - Serious Section (The Legend of Leichhardt)

  • Adelaide Plains Written Open Poetry Competition 2017
    - Commended (Child of My Heart)
  • Crafting Emotion International Poetry Anthology
    - Selected for Inclusion (Sonnet at the Crossroads and Rain in the City)
  • Victorian Bush Poetry Championships 2017
    - Highly Commended - Humorous Section (Boiled Eggs)
  • Jugiong Writers' Festival 2017 Open Poetry Competition 2017
    - Highly Commended (Sun Goddess)
  • Kembla Flame Written Poetry Competition 2017
    - Highly Commended (A Red Dirt Road to Nowhere)
  • Boyup Brook Written Poetry Award 2017
    - Highly Commended (The Jumbuck Drama Club)
  • Rabindranath Tagore Open Poetry Prize 2017 (based in India)
    - 10th Place (At the End of the Day)
2016
  • Toolangi CJ Dennis Written Poetry Competition 2016
    - 1st Prize & Marion Mayne Trophy - Open Section (Golden Wedding)
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    2nd Prize Themed "Ginger Mick" Section (Blarst the Flamin' War!)
    - 2nd Prize as judged by children - Children's Section (My Teddy and I)
  • West Australian Written Poetry Championship 2016
    - Highly Commended Serious Section (A Red Dirt Road to Nowhere)
    - Commended Humorous Section (I Bought a Jeep)
  • Bronze Swagman Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - Published in Book of Bush Verse 2016 (I Bought a Jeep)
  • Ipswich Feast International Written Poetry Award 2016
    - 2nd Prize Open Bush Poetry Section (Weapon of Words)
  • Inaugural Betty Olle Written Poetry Award 2016
    - 2nd Prize (Accordin' ter Rose)
  • NSW Written Poetry Championships & Binalong Poetry Prize 2016
    - 1st Prize Humorous Section (Elixir of Life)
  • Copper Croc Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - 1st Prize "Wild and Wonderful Australia" Section (Rich Beyond All Measure)
  • Bush Lantern Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - 2nd Prize (Sun Goddess)
    - Highly Commended (Weapon of Words)
  • Oracles of the Bush Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - Highly Commended Humorous Section (Elixir of Life)
    - Highly Commended Themed "Down Memory Lane" (Among my Souvenirs)
  • Dunedoo Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - 2nd Prize (September Skies)
  • Rabindranath Tagore International Open Poetry Prize 2015 - based in India
    - 5th Place (Seasons)
  • Boyup Brook Written Bush Poetry Award 2016
    - Highly Commended (In Her Dreams)
  • Blackened Billy Award for Written Bush Verse 2016
    - Highly Commended (Accordin' ter Rose)
    - Highly Commended (Jack, My Friend)
2015
  • Ipswich International Written Poetry Competition 2015
    - 3rd Prize Open Bush Poetry Section (No Glory Here)
    - Highly Commended Open Bush Poetry Section (Jack, My Friend)
  • Western Australian Written Poetry Championships 2015
    - Highly Commended (Song of the Seasons)
  • Toolangi CJ Dennis Written Poetry Competition 2015
    - 2nd Prize "Adults Writing for Children" Section (The Clever Cuckoo)
    - 3rd Prize Themed Section (Accordin' ter Rose)
  • Bronze Swagman Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - Published in Book of Bush Verse 2015 (No Glory Here)
  • Walkamin Country Music Bush Poetry Award 2015 - Mareeba Far North Qld
    - 1st Prize (The Street Where I Grew Up)
  • Kembla Flame Written Bush Poetry Competition 2015
    - Commended (No Glory Here)
  • Kangaroo Valley Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - Highly Commended (Dear Henry)
  • Queensland Written Bush Poetry Championship - Bush Lantern Award 2015
    - 1st Prize (Teddy, Teddy!)
  • Maryborough Literary Eisteddfod - Open Written Poetry Award 2015
    - 1st Prize and Diana Hecker Trophy (Viva Verdi!)
  • Broken Ski Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - 2nd Prize (Channel No. 5)
    -
    Highly Commended (Memories of a Country Show)
  • Henry Lawson Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - Commended (No Glory Here)
  • Copper Croc Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - 3rd Prize (Dear Henry)
  • Bendigo Bank "Feast of the Senses" Written Bush Poetry Award 2015
    - 1st Prize (Highway to Nowhere)
  • Rabindranath Tagore International Open Poetry Prize 2015 - based in India
    - 8th Place (Reflections on Visiting a Burmese Village)
2014
  • Ipswich International Written Poetry Competition 2014
    - Competition Champion and Winner of "Babies of Walloon" statuette
    - 1st Prize Open Bush Poetry Section (A Lesson in Life)
  • CJ Dennis Written Poetry Competition 2014
    - 2nd Prize Open Section (The Poitry Competition)
    - 3rd Prize Themed Section (Ginger Mick's Business Venture)
    - Highly Commended "Adults Writing for Children" Section (Wild and Wonderful)
  • Bronze Swagman Written Bush Poetry Award 2014
    - Published in Book of Bush Verse 2014 (The Music Teacher)
  • Bronze Spur Bush Poetry Award 2014
    - 2nd Prize (The Legend of Tiny Tim)
  • Graham Fredriksen Memorial Bush Poetry Award 2014
    - Commended (A Lesson in Life)
  • Copper Croc Written Bush Poetry Award 2014
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    3rd Prize (The Jumbuck Drama Club)
  • Victorian Bush Poetry Championships 2014
    - Novice Champion - Written Verse
    -
    Highest Scoring Novice - Serious Written Verse (A Lesson in Life)
  • Adelaide Plains Poets "My Passion" Open Poetry Award 2014
    - Equal 1st Prize (The Quest)
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    Honourable Mention (Viva Verdi)
  • Blackened Billy Bush Poetry Written Award 2014
    - Highly Commended (The Music Teacher)
2013
  • International "Bush/Cowboy" Written Award (Australia-USA-Canada) 2013
    - 10th Place (Humorous Section) (Channel No. 5)
  • Bronze Swagman Written Bush Poetry Award 2013
    - Published in Book of Bush Verse 2013 (Flying Doctor)
  • Ipswich International Poetry Feast Written Competition 2013
    - Highly Commended (Bush Poetry) (The Jumbuck Drama Club)
  • Maryborough Literary Eisteddford - Open Poetry Award 2013
    - 1st Prize and Diana Hecker Trophy (The Last Thylacine)
    - 2nd Prize (Highway to Nowhere)
  • Queensland Written Bush Poetry Championships 2013
    - 3rd Prize (Master of Light)
  • Adelaide Plains Poets "The Elements" Open Poetry Award 2013
    - Equal 1st Prize (Lady of the Elements)
    - Highly Commended (Sonnet to the Wind)
2012
  • Bryan Kelleher Literary Award for Bush Poetry 2012
    - 3rd Prize (In Praise of the One Teacher School)
    - Highly Commended (Piano Man)
  • Maryborough Literary Eisteddfod - Open Poetry Award 2012
    - 1st Prize (Out on the Border Ranges)
  • Bronze Swagman Written Bush Poetry Award 2012
    - Published in Book of Bush Verse 2012 (Song of the Queenslander)
  • Adelaide Plains Poets "Crossroads" Open Poetry Award 2012
    - Highly Commended (Pandora's Box)
  • Charlee Marshall Memorial "Golden Cockatoo" Bush Poetry Award 2012
    - Encouragement Award (The Bull That Blossomed and The Miracle of Life)
  • Snowy Mountains Muster Written Bush Poetry Award 2012
    - Highly Commended - Humorous Section (Macca and the Possum)
2011
  • Cherry Festival Open Poetry Award 2011
    - 1st Prize (Some People)
  • Maryborough Literary Eisteddfod - Open Poetry Award 2011
    - Highly Commended (The Quest)


Prizes for Poetry Performance
  • Bundy Bush Poetry Muster - Bundaberg - July 2016
    - 3rd Prize Open Original (Accordin' ter Rose by Shelley Hansen)
  • Queensland Bush Poetry Championships - Bundaberg - July 2014
    - 1st Prize Novice Original (The Jumbuck Drama Club)
    - 2nd Prize Novice Traditional (Why the Jackass Laughs by Banjo Paterson)
    - 3rd Prize Novice Modern - ROD HANSEN (The Quest by Shelley Hansen)
  • Bush Poetry Festival - Chillagoe (North Queensland) - July 2012
    - Most Popular Female Artist

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