Judy Bartosy Book Launch

Judy with daughter Judy

Judy Bartosy’s memoir, My Journey to Freedom was launched at the Society of Women Writers Victoria April meeting.

Meryl Tobin reflects on Judy’s invaluable contribution to the SWWV, the launch and My Journey to Freedom.

My Journey to Freedom Judy Bartosy

Thanks to Meryl for the photos below. The pictures feature Judy Bartosy, her daughter Judy and SWWVic President Blaise van Hecke. Click on the first image to start the slide show.


Changing Lives, Changing Times


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  creativity has 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 charge (including postage) from the Australian Institute on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities or Dulcie Stone.


April Meeting 29 April 2016

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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.


Vale Alice Landau

Meryl Tobin with Alice Landau and Alice's cousin Veronica. Photo by Hartley Tobin 2009.

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.