Dulcie Stone draws on international research and lively case studies from her experience as a leader in the field over many decades to show the powerful effect of creativity in enriching the lives of disabled and troubled adults and children. Dulcie has written ten fiction titles, and Changing Lives, Changing Times is her ninth non-fiction title. The book is available free of all charges (including postage) from the Australian Institute on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities or Dulcie Stone.
The April meeting will be held on Friday, 29 April, 11 am at Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Award winning writer Mary Jones will deliver a presentation on the short story. Please enjoy a selection of photos from previous meetings – click on the first of Meryl Tobin’s photos to begin the slide show.
One of the founders of the SWWVic, Dorothy Richards, has died a few months shy of her 100th year. A tribute written by her son Christopher was published in The Age. We extend our condolences to Dorothy’s family.
Members of The Society of Women Writers Victoria were greatly saddened to read of Alice Landau’s passing. A Committee member for some years, she was our Assistant Treasurer and our Hostess who sat at the door with her ever-welcoming smile. All members who knew her loved her. Read the full tribute: Vale Alice Landau
Start slide show by clicking on first photo below. Photographs, Hartley Tobin, 2009.
Please join the Society to discuss summer reading and hear readings of members’ work at our February 26 Meeting, 11 am, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.
Welcome to the February edition of WriteAway, featuring a report about, and extract from, the anthology, Let the Sea Roar.
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.