Friday 27 July – Library at the Dock 11am–2pm (committee meeting 2pm–3pm) Meeting followed by awarding of The Margaret Hazzard Short Story Award by judge, Charlotte Aberhart. Lunch will follow, please bring a plate to share. The July newsletter is… Continue Reading
Take an author, three dogs, a boy, and a book, and what do you get? Hazel Edwards’ book launch of ‘Like Me’ at the Diamond Valley Library. The launch was attended by the three reading dogs who like to visit… Continue Reading
The June newsletter was sent out to members by post, but is also available here Write Away_June 2018 and on the newsletter page.
At the June meeting, member Janet Howie introduced us to her recently published book ‘rePresenting Nature’, which pairs her poems with her own beautifully delicate watercolour paintings. “Janet Howie’s rePresenting Nature is a volume of crafted, meditative poems and watercolours… Continue Reading
The May newsletter is now available, here and on the Newsletter page.
Performance Poetry Talk and Workshop We were fortunate to have a return visit from performance poet Krystle Herdy, who led a workshop at the April meeting. Members attending were all inspired by her enthusiasm to produce a short piece of… Continue Reading
MAY MEETING Due to the unavailability of a speaker on legal matters for the May meeting there is a change in topic. WRITING WORKSHOP The workshop will cover both poetry and short story. There will be – group discussions –… Continue Reading
At the April meeting, we were delighted to welcome Hazel Edwards, OAM, who took over as Literary Patron of the society from Errol Broome. Hazel Edwards OAM – our new Patron Best known for… Continue Reading
Patricia O’Keefe, much valued SWWV member and Postal Workshop Editor, died on 10th April, a month before her 80th birthday. She will be sadly missed by her many writing friends. A tribute to her can be found here Pat O’Keefe… Continue Reading
The Margaret Hazzard short story competition is now open for entries. The entry form is available for you to download and print here. Margaret Hazzard SSA_Entry Form_2018