Monthly Archives: September 2015

FAW Annual Awards Luncheon

Saturday 14 November 2015

’99 on York’, Sydney

The FAW NSW Awards Luncheon is the Fellowship’s flagship event each year. State President Trevar Langlands is the emcee for what promises to be an entertaining and productive networking afternoon for writers. Our special guest this year is Australian author,

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Writers Unleashed Festival

14 November 2015

The Writer’s Unleashed festival, in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney, is on again this year. The festival is run by members of the Sutherland Shire FAW and is now in its seventh year.

The date is Saturday the 14th of November and it is a fully catered event,

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Eastwood-Hills Competition Results

Results of the Eastwood/Hills FAW 2015 Literary Competition


(Judges Philippa Holland and Laura Davies)

‘The Land Army’, Mark Fowler;
‘A Women on the Boards’, Mark Fowler
‘Plots for Sale’, Cynthia Rowe
‘In Late Summer’,

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The London Magazine

Short Story Competition

Closing date 31 October 2015

Established to encourage emerging literary talent, the award provides an opportunity for publication and recognition, as well as rewarding imagination, originality and creativity. The London Magazine is looking for unpublished short stories under 4,000 words from writers across the world.

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Friends and Foes

Johan Luidens

“At least you’ll be far away from war-torn Europe”. These are the famous last words from his mother as Kees is preparing himself to fly to the Dutch East Indies to join his first ship. Little do they know that both will be facing difficult times dealing with friends and foes.

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Shirley Goodbar
Illustrated by Yvonne Sorensen

A selection of one hundred and ten poems on life. Written in many different forms, the poetry reflects the ordinary experiences of everyday life and offers both laughter and reflection. The poems are taken from Shirley’s lifetime collection. The title “Kaleidoscope” was chosen to describe the variety of subject and form.

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Flights of Fancy

Eurobodalla FAW

This is the 2015 Anthology published by the Eurobodalla branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers NSW, edited by the late Eileen Backhus.

These 49 stories and poems by 21 Eurobodalla writers, aspiring and published authors alike, cover a range of genres and styles – adventure and misadventure,

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Dominator in the Shadows

Peter J Uren

This is Peter J. Uren’s second novel, the sequel to his popular The Old Mechanic. Set three years later, it tells the story of two men who each have a dream to own their chosen motorcycle: one a Vincent Black Shadow, the other a Norton Dominator 99 650SS.

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