WHAT’S ON FOR JULY 2021

6th July                      Book Chat

Book Chat is the first Tuesday of the month at 10.30 am. Join members online for a fun and friendly discussion about books they have – or have not enjoyed!

The Zoom link will be emailed to members the Sunday prior.  For futher information contact Caroline Webber, President: caroline.webber@greenolivepress.com

10th July                    New to writing or looking for that extra motivation to write?

The Society of Women Writers Victoria in conjunction with the Library at the Dock is giving a series of online Get Writing! workshops on various topics for those who aren’t members of the Society. This will enable you to see if the Society and writing is for you.

Whether you’re starting out, shaking off the writer’s block or polishing off that manuscript, all are welcome at the workshops.

Sessions are held online the second Saturday of the month between 11 am and noon. An experienced writer from the Society of Women Writers Victoria will host each session.

Bookings are essential so to reserve your place please click HERE to be taken to the Library at the Dock website.

10th July                    Deadline for submissions to the July newsletter

For further information contact Paula Wilson, Editor Write Awaypaulawilson1@optusnet.com.au

14th July                    The Work in Progress Group (full)  

This group meets online and is for members embarking on a novel-writing adventure. Group numbers are limited. 

For further information contact Vanessa Potts, group facilitator: vjpotts@yahoo.co.uk or click HERE to be taken to the Writers’ Group page of this website.

15th – 23rd July         Spring Writing Group (full) call out for submissions

For further information contact Lindsay Bamfield, Writing Groups Coordinator: lindsaybamfield@gmail.com or click HERE to be taken to the Writers’ Group page of this website.

20th July                    Perennial Poets submissions for the month close

For further information contact Nenia Tavrou, Perennial Poets Facilitator: Nenia1@bigpond.com or click HERE to be taken to the Writers’ Group page of this website.

23rd July                    Committee Meeting Online via Zoom

The agenda with joining instructions will be emailed to all Committee members.

26th July                    Let’s Write! Online Writing Group (full)

This group is for new members to the Society.  From this group they can go on to join one of the other groups, numbers allowing.

For further information contact Paula Wilson, Let’s Write Facilitator: paulawilson1@optusnet.com.au  or click HERE to be taken to the Writers’ Group page of this website.

30th July                    General Meeting Online via Zoom

The agenda with joining instructions will be emailed to all members.

As Melbourne will be in the grips of winter it was decided to hold this meeting online via Zoom.     BYO Hot Chocolate.

However there will be, as usual, a full and interesting agenda.

There will be a Member Spotlight segment in which members can showcase their latest publicised works or achievements.  If you wish to participate in this segment please email Caroline: caroline.webber@greenolivepress.com

The winners of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Prize will be announced and judge, Tegan Schetrumpf, will be reading her report.

Tegan has a Bachelor of Medical Science and a Master of Letters in English from the University of Sydney. In 2015, her postgraduate research into ‘New Traditionalism’ form and narrative in millennial Australian poetry won the Dame Leonie Prize. She has been published in AntipodesAxonMeanjinSoutherly, and The Australian Poetry Journal. Tegan is the Creative Editor for Alterity Studies and World Literature.

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