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The NSW Writers’ Centre has announced that the Writing NSW Access for Regional Writers Grants are open from 5 June. These $300 travel grants are designed to assist writers in regional NSW attend a professional development event that helps develop their careers as writers.
Writers’ and Readers’ Conference
19 August 2017
The ‘Writers’ Unleashed’ 2017 Festival – hosted by the Sutherland Shire Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers – will be held on Saturday 19th August, 2017 at Gymea Tradies.
Saturday 22 July
The NSW Writers’ Centre
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Directed by multi award-winning author Cat Sparks, the festival welcomes submissions from writers of science fiction, fantasy, horror, slipstream, steampunk, alternate history, new weird, supernatural, dystopian and any other subgenre of speculative fiction.
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,
SheKilda3: One-Day Crime Spree
Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Anniversary Convention, 19 November 2016
Fifty leading novelists, true-crime writers, screenwriters, lawyers, producers,
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:
65 Barbara Boulevard,
By Trevar Langlands, FAW NSW President
I was privileged recently to be asked to a book launch for a wonderful 96 year old Life Member of the FAW. The book is Shards of Life by Helen Boris and it was launched at the Ukrainian Community Centre Lidcombe.
For your diary: 5 November, 2016
99 on York,
95-99 York Street, Sydney
11:30 am for 12:00 noon
$45.00 per person
Have you made plans,
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.
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.”