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2017 FAW Awards Luncheon

Join us for our annual get-together, enjoy a delicious lunch, hear our Guest Speaker and applaud this year’s winners of the prestigious FAW NSW writing competitions:

  • The Marjorie Barnard Short Story Award
  • Hilarie Lindsay Young Writers Short Story Competition for Australian School Children. Four prize categories cover students from Years 4–12.

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2018 NSW Writer’s Fellowship

Applications close 21 August 2017

The NSW Writer’s Fellowship is offered by the State Government in partnership with Varuna, The National Writers’ House to enable a professional writer to undertake a self-directed program of professional development.

The Fellowship is open to writers of fiction,

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Society of Women Writers Literary Luncheon 12 July 2017


Golden Rules, Golden Days…
Libby Hathorn

Libby will talk about ‘The Golden Rules of Writing’ and how in the first place, one must take one’s own writing seriously, and what that means. Short writing exercises about the power of our senses will punctuate this workshop.

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Bundaberg WriteFest

Editor Writer Interviews

Rachael Donovan, commissioning editor from publisher Harlequin Enterprises Australia, will be conducting Editor/Writer Interviews at Bundaberg WriteFest on Saturday October 7, 2017.

Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017.

In brief: Submission form required;

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Poetry Reading and Open Mic

Sat. 1 July 2017, 12–2pm

Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and Regional Gallery, Nowra

In association with NOW Contemporary Art Prize Exhibition, poets are invited to respond in writing to one or more of the finalists’ artworks. The exhibition, presented by Jervis Bay and Basin Arts, Inc.,

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Society of Women Writers NSW Literary Luncheon

14 December 2016

Amazing! Come and listen to how a group of authors wrote two novels together and got published by the world’s biggest publisher. The Painted Sky is the work of five members of a Sydney book club, writing under the collective pseudonym Alice Campion.

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Sisters in Crime Anniversary Convention

SheKilda3: One-Day Crime Spree
Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Anniversary Convention, 19 November 2016

shek3-convention-logoSt Kilda Town Hall, cnr Brighton Road and Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria.

Fifty leading novelists, true-crime writers, screenwriters, lawyers, producers, publishers, and scholars debate crime in all its infamy.

Simultaneous panels and speed pitching sessions with publishers,

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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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Annual FAW Awards Luncheon – November 5, 2016

For your diary: 5 November, 2016

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

11:30 am for 12:00 noon

$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


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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