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, there is a vast array of material available to give your writing verisimilitude and zing. You will discover how to effectively search the archives catalogue and key sets of records that document the city’s social and business life. This workshop will be of interest to both the fiction and non-fiction writer.

Dr Lisa Murray is the City Historian, overseeing a diverse program at the City of Sydney Council encompassing community, civic and urban history. Lisa is the award winning author of planning histories and a regular contributor to debates around public history. Her forthcoming book on the history of Sydney’s cemeteries
to be published by NewSouth and will hit bookstores in December 2016.

SWW BOOK AWARDS: The remainder of the October meeting will be dedicated to the Announcement of the SWW Book Awards.

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

Venue: Dixson Room, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW

Time:
Workshop: 10am-11.45am
Literary lunch: 12.00 noon

Cost:
Workshop: $30.00 for members or $35 non-members.
Literary Lunch: $42.00 members or $47.00 non-members.

Bookings by 10am on the Monday prior to each event – text message 0403 177 208 or email:moc.liamg@gnikoobhcnulwws

Details and updates: http://www.womenwritersnsw.org/events/

Media Contact: Yvonne Jarman 0405 470 902 or email moc.liamg@namrajy

DON’T MISS OUT – BOOK EARLY

BOOKING DEADLINE IS Monday October 10, 2016 before 10am please.

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