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July Meeting

Friday 28th July – Library at the Dock
12pm–4pm (committee meeting 3pm–4pm)
Announcement of the Nance Donkin Award by Dr Pam Macintyre, followed by lunch.
Please bring a plate to share. Meeting at 2pm, followed by committee meeting.

Dr Pam Macintyre

Dr Pam Macintyre teaches language and literacy and children’s and young adult literature at RMIT University. She has been a judge for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, Aurealis Awards and the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, and is the co-author of Knowing Readers: Unlocking the Pleasures of Reading.

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May Meeting

Friday 26th May – Library at the Dock
12pm–4pm (committee meeting 3pm–4pm)
Lunch gathering at 12pm. Presentation skills with Stephen Costan from 12.30–2.00, followed by meeting at 2.15pm.

Stephen CostanSTEPHEN COSTAN is a Voice Production Specialist and Drama Coach with over 50 years’ experience.
Stephen was Head of Voice at Victorian College of the Arts from 1996-2002 and his other placements in Actor Training Establishments include University of Western Sydney, Woolongong and Ballarat.
He has been responsible for training and developing a huge number of Australia’s distinguished actors including Joel Edgerton,  Patrick Brammell,  Sybilla Budd,  Alison Bell,  Leon Ford,  Simon Stone and so the list goes on.
He is currently teaching at the Melbourne Branch of the Howard Fine Acting Studio which is based in Los Angeles
The Master Class will consist of a series of strategies for the writers to present their works and improve their presentation skills to their colleagues and in the public arena.
PARTICIPANTS should prepare  a 2-minute extract from their writing, which we will work on in the Master Class.

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March Meeting

The March meeting will be the first at our new every-other-month venue, the Library at the Dock.

Friday 31 March – 12pm – 4pm (committee meeting 3pm–4pm)
Workshop on micro fiction to be facilitated by Blaise van Hecke.

Library at the Dock

Library at the Dock

Library at the Dock
107 Victoria Harbour Promenade
Docklands VIC 3008
Website here

Tram numbers 11 or 48 along Collins Street (get off at the terminus)

For members unsure of directions, meet at Ross House reception at 11am for an escorted excursion to Docklands.