Monthly Archives: August 2016

Patti Miller Book Talk & Signing – Ransacking Paris

Patron of the Fellowship of Australian Writers NSW, Patti Miller, will be conducting a Book Talk and Signing for her book ‘Ransacking Paris’.

Date: Thursday, 8 September 2016

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)

Venue:
Ashfield Library
260 Liverpool Road #3,

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Reminder: Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2016

Closing Date: 31 August 2016

As reported on Page 26 of the June Edition of Writers Voice, the Lake Macquarie Branch of FAW (NSW) invites writers to enter its 2016 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition.

Open Theme.

Category A: Poetry (free or traditional to 50 lines).

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon September 14, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

GUEST SPEAKER: Valerie Pybus – Quest for Green Gables.
Most dreamers like surprises and I fit into that niche.
To know that a longed-for destination is within one’s grasp cannot fail to awaken a writer’s juices and lust for life.
The opportunity arose to visit Green Gables on Prince Edward Island.

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Writing NSW Grants: now open!

Applications are now open for the Writing NSW Early Career Writer Grants, Emerging Writing Organisation Grants and the Writer & Technologist Grant. A total of $27,000 in funding is available to early career writers, emerging writing organisations and for a joint project by a writer and technologist.

Further information on The NSW Writers Centre Website.

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon August 10, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Dr Catherine Bishop – Making Ends Meet: Colonial Women in Business

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – The War Between Research and Creativity

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – Remembering Your Creativity

The Society of Women Writers NSW welcomes newcomers to our monthly Literary Luncheon on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Competition

Closing date: Thursday 15th September 2016.

This international short story prize is open to writers around the world regardless of age, genre or career stage.

Prize: AUD$1000 and publication in Mascara Literary Review.

Theme: Tidal.
Wollongong is a beautiful coastal city, but you still never know just what might wash up on the shore!

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Literary Luncheon: Guest Speaker Announced

Our State President, Trevar Langlands, has announced the Guest Speaker for the Literary Luncheon to be held in November.

Trevar’s announcement:

I am very excited to announce my special guest for our November Literary Awards – The year is going fast so I do hope you Susannah Fullertonwill get your bookings in early as my guest will especially delight readers and writers alike.

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