FAW Secretary Maureen Kelly announced two new state life
memberships at the 2019 FAW Awards Luncheon held in Sydney on Saturday 3rd
“Together with my fellow committee members—Cate Plink, Kay Bakon, Vince Hatton, Narelle Noppert and Pam Ferrari—I am thrilled to honour State Executive committee member Colleen Parker and president Trevar Langlands with State Life Member badges and certificates recognising their dedication to the FAW,”
An anthology of short stories written by members of the Sutherland Shire Fellowship of Australian Writers was launched at the 10th Writers Unleashed Festival. A copy can be purchased directly from Sutherland Shire FAW. Please contact for further details. $15 per book plus postage.
STRESS has become an integral part of our modern lifestyle.
The effects of trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and
stress-related dysfunctions of anxiety and depression are currently a global
epidemic. Trauma alters people’s lives from thrive mode to survive mode,
evident as an alarming phenomenon everywhere.
Stringybark Publishing is proud to sponsor its annual
flagship award, The Stringybark Stories Short Story Award 2019. Clean
the spilt coffee out of your keyboard (or sharpen your goose quill — whichever
is more appropriate) and start writing a 1500 word (max) story that will excite
Seeking works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry that relate
to the experience of perinatal anxiety, depression or other perinatal mental
health condition. The selected pieces will be published in an awareness-raising
anthology, with proceeds to benefit PANDA.
While your own experience is encouraged as a starting point,
In this collection, Greg Tome’s eyes are everywhere,
playfully or ruminatively considering much that is revealed to the observant
poet. His poems survey the grace of human attachment, the remarkable beauty of
the everyday world as well as its unexpected terrors, drawing the reader’s
attention to the richly imaginative prospect that this poet variously shares.