Download the SWWVic Meeting calendar for 2016. The first meeting for the year is on 26 February. More details soon.
Read about Janet Howie’s haiku and haibun workshop, Dirty Realism and the poetry of Mary Jones.
Friday, 27 November, 2015, SWWV Meeting 11 am – 3 pm The Christmas Party will be preceded by the reading and judging of the Annual Short, Short Story Competition (2 x A4 page limit) on the theme ‘The Christmas Pudding’.
A brief general meeting will take place at 11 am. Hayden Raysmith Room, 4th Floor, Ross House. 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Please bring a plate to share.
Celebrating the winners of the Biennial Literary Award
Rosanne Hawke, (pictured left), winner of the 2015 Nance Donkin Award, a message from the Society’s new president and lots more.
Friday 30 October, 11 am–3 pm, The Haiku and Haibun Workshop with Janet Howie. Janet will enlarge Society members’ knowledge and practice of this intriguing form of poetry. The workshop will begin at 11.30 am after the SWWV General Meeting. Hayden Raysmith Room, 4th Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.
The results of the SWWV Biennial Literary Award 2015 were announced at the Society’s September meeting. The results and the short story report are posted below:
Pictured in the photo, left to right: Blaise van Hecke (President SWWV), Janice Williams (2nd, Short Story), Mary Jones (Special Mention, Short Story and Article), Judith Green (Special Mention, Poetry), Razmi Wahab (Special Mention, Article), Molly Travers (Judge, Short Story and Article), Emilie Collyer (Judge, Poetry) and Lynne Murphy (Organiser, Biennial Literary Award). Photo by Meryl Brown Tobin.
Botanical artist Mali Moir, writing all-rounder Ray Mooney, journalist Frith Kennedy and more from SWWV members.
Featured image: Mali Moir in her studio. Photo courtesy of the artist.