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Books published by FAW Members.

Beneath The Surface

LAKE MACQUARIE FAW 

An anthology of writing from Lake Macquarie. This volume is a collection of short stories, poems and experiences written by members of the Lake Macquarie Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers. We were inspired by the lake we live by and what lurks beneath its surface.

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Time Out of Mind

Poems of Love and Loss

Margaret Zanardo 

#105 Pocket Poets series, Ginninderra Press, South Australia, 2019

Margaret is a Sydney poet, writer and graphic designer. A member of Harbourside Poets, she has had work published in a number of poetry journals. Time Out of Mind is a poetry chapbook,

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Webs of Life

Sutherland Shire 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.

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D-TOUR: My Journey Through PTSD

Gregory A. Wirt

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.

What is it costing – you;

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Tilting at Time

Greg Tome

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.

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Nan, I tell you about the Moon

Sandra Plowright

Memoir. Sandra is in her mid-fifties when she gains custody
of her 5 year old granddaughter, after her 24 year old daughter dies in a
horrific accident. After raising her own five children to adulthood, Sandra is
now faced with the challenges and sacrifices that come with raising a young
child again.

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Hildegard of Bingen

Colleen Keating

ISBN 978 1 76041 766 6, 248pp

Available from the publisher www.ginninderrapress.com.au or directly from
the author, Colleen Keating: email

Reviews:

“What an oeuvre! What a superb and
elaborate work! These nine books of poems by Australian poet Colleen Keating
tell Hildegard’s story in a stunning way.

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The M Word

Gail Hennessy

What do you do when the world starts to melt and morph
around you, blurring the boundaries of reality?

Published by Girls on Key (2019) Gail Hennessy takes
the reader on a journey navigating the recesses of the mind. Written with
humour and pathos,

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The Christmas Garden

Caroline Tuohey and Sandra Severgnini

Caroline Tuohey’s fourth children’s picture book – The Christmas Garden is illustrated by Sandra Severgnini and published by Little Pink Dog Books, Armidale.  It’s a Christmas story told with lyrical rhyme and whimsical illustration.  The Christmas Garden is reminiscent of the classic The Night Before Christmas.

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Alien DNA

Ronald Stewart

Two young people decode a message from deep space, but
before they can announce their momentous discovery, the military intervene in
the hope of cloning an Alien. The young couple are worried that this action
could lead to disastrous consequences for mankind.

Available by contacting the author on

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Saffron and Silk

An Australian in India

by ANNE BENJAMIN

“India overwhelmed me. Her colours are the stuff
of fantasy, shining in the fabrics and costumes of women, even the poorest. Wild lavish
purples and reds and oranges swirl together on one sari, with emeralds and
magical midnight blues.

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A Mother’s Touch

Rhonda W. Rice

This book A Mother’s Touch is a collection of poems by the author—to, for and about her Mother. The poems are in two sections. The first: Poems written as a teenager and a young adult. The second: Poems written in later years when Rhonda was her Mum’s Carer,

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Mrs Rickaby’s Lullaby

A novel by Julie Thorndyke
Ginninderra Press, 2019.
ISBN: 9781760417109

Mrs Eileen Rickaby, a semi-retired botanical illustrator and
Orchid Society member with a penchant for Mozart, lives a quiet ordered life
with Missy, her cat. Her tranquillity is disturbed when close friend and
neighbour Irene brings home a twice-widowed younger man of dubious character,

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Tommo’s Terrific Triumph Trident

Peter J. Uren 

Since joining Stroud Writers in 2012, Peter has written and self-published five novels and a booklet of poems. In a departure from his stories of an old motorcycle mechanic, Pete leaves the workshop behind to write about the experiences and pitfalls of owning and riding a classic motorcycle.

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Merigal Dingoes

Pamela King 

Sub title:  An Anthology of Dingo Stories from Merigal Dingo Sanctuary

Berenice Walters was known as the Dingo Lady. She dedicated her adult life to studying the dingo. She campaigned to improve its image and acknowledgement of its important environmental role as an apex predator. 

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Final Flight of the Ranegr

Craig Cooper 

Three friends, lost in space, captured by a captain with conquest on his mind, drifting aimlessly toward an ancient mystery lurking in the cosmos. 

Smashwords link: www.smashwords.com/books/view/918068

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