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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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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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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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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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Book Launch and Radio Interview with Trevar Langlands

Date for Book Launch: Saturday 30 July 2016

Time: 1:00 pm

The Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia and the Ukrainian Association of Sydney invite you to a Literary Launch to celebrate the publication of:

  • Shards of Life by Helen Boris, and
  • An English-language translation of Volodymyr Yavorivsky’s The Chornobyl Madonna by Yuri Tkacz.

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Writers Voice Deadline – 15th August

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:

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon May 11, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Sophie Masson – Creators Unite in a Small Press with Big Ideas

GUEST SPEAKER: Award winning author Libby Hathorn – The Heart of her Picture Books

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Sophie Masson –

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Children’s Writing Programme

As reported, on Page 5 of the March 2016 Edition of Writers Voice, by our Vice President (Colleen Parker); a Children’s Writing Programme package is available from the Management Committee (for a fee of $25) to interested FAW NSW Branches.

The FAW NSW is indebted to Jan Tolley who has graciously shared these guidelines with us.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) 7 May 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting.
Date:  Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts,
1st Floor, ‘Lawson’ Room,
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Election of Office Bearers:
All State Council positions will be declared vacant at the meeting and new officers will be elected for the 2016 / 2017 year.

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon April 13, 2016

UPCOMING LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Author & writing teacher on popular women’s fiction at the Australian Writers’ Centre Sydney: Lisa Heidke – Sense and Sanity: The highs and lows of procrastination and writing

GUEST SPEAKER: Author Felicity Pulman: On Residency Guest – Di Yerbury Residency
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Author of two Ned Kelly Award winning novels: Candice Fox – Detecting Danger: Writing about Crime.

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

UPCOMING LITERARY LUNCH and WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Author & President of the Jane Austen Society: Susannah Fullerton – Living a Literary Life in Sydney
GUEST SPEAKERS: Zoya Nojin, Kristin Prescott & Dr Susan Steggall – Write a Book in a Day? You Bet you Can!

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