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Reminder – Writers Voice Deadline 15 November

Just a reminder that the Writers Voice Quarterly Copy Deadlines are: 15 February, 15 May, 15 August and 15 November each year.
Copy for submission should be sent to:

The Editor,
Writers Voice
65 Barbara Boulevard,
Seven Hills NSW 2147

Tel: (02) 9831 6808
Email: The Editor

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2017 Newcastle Short Story Award

Entries Close: 6 February 2017

Open for entries from all Australians living in Australia or abroad.

Prize Pool: Over $6000  and the top 35 works will be published in the annual anthology.

Entry fee: $16.50

The Newcastle Short Story Award is a national writing competition coordinated by Hunter Writers Centre (a not-for profit organisation since 1995).

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Annual FAW Awards Luncheon – November 5, 2016

For your diary: 5 November, 2016

Venue:
99 on York,
Level 2,
95-99 York Street, Sydney

Time:
11:30 am for 12:00 noon

Cost:
$45.00 per person

Have you made plans, yet, to be involved in one of the most important functions on the FAW NSW Calendar?

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon November 9, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Di Morrissey – A Quarter Century as Australia’s Favourite Storyteller.

With millions of books sold around the world, Di Morrissey is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced.

Di is renowned for her research and sense of place,

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Goulburn Reader Writer Festival

Goulburn Mulwaree Library is hosting its first Reader Writer Festival on 12 and 13 November.

Promotions Officer, Ellen Bennett, commented: “We have many fine authors presenting and most sessions are free with the maximum payable of $10 for those with a fee.”

Further information can be found on the Facebook page,

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Australian Copyright Council’s Book Discount for October

A message from the Australian Copyright Council:

The e-publication range provides an affordable and accessible option for continued learning and legal advice. Provided in a perpetually accessible format, all that is required is connection to the internet – the e-book will be available on all devices. The digital platform allows for search function,

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Writers Voice Address List & Gremlins.

Gremlins apparently attacked the Address List for the last mail-out of the Writers Voice Quarterly Bulletin. Surnames were somehow ‘mixed up’ during the printing of the mailing address.

If you are one of the members affected by these gremlins, do not be discouraged by the change in your surname!

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon October 12, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Dr Lisa Murray.

City Historian and writer, Dr Lisa Murray, will introduce you to some of the key resources for Sydney city held in the city council archives. From maps and photographs to businesses, letters of complaint and staff job descriptions,

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Birdcatcher Books 2016 Short Story Award

Closing Date: 5pm Melbourne time on 30th September 2016

To see the full Terms & Conditions and the Entry form, entrants will need to sign up for the Competitions Newsletter on the Birdcatcher website.

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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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