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
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
Friday 27 April – Library at the Dock 11am–2pm (committee meeting 2pm–3pm) Member meeting followed by workshop: Writing performance poetry with Krystle Herdy. Hazel Edwards has agreed to be Patron of the Society. She will attend the April meeting… Continue Reading
The first meeting of 2018 is on Friday February 23rd, 11am, at Ross House. Please note that the February and March meetings are both at Ross House, and the April and May meetings are both in the Library at the… Continue Reading
Last Meeting for 2017 Friday 24th November – Library at the Dock Christmas Meeting 12.00pm–12.15pm: General Meeting 12.15pm–12.45pm: launch of Issue Two of Sparx 12.45pm–1.15pm: Lunch (bring a plate to share for Christmas festivity) 1.15pm–2.45pm: Christmas writing competition: the competition is… Continue Reading
Dialogue Workshop The October meeting, at the Library at the Dock, will include a workshop on writing dialogue for fiction, the stage and radio, full details via the link above.
SWWV Writing Seminar The September meeting, on Friday 22nd September, will take the form of a writing seminar, covering three areas of interest to all writers, Polishing Prose, Publishing Smarts and the Business of Marketing. With a mix of hands-on… Continue Reading
The August meeting consisted of the AGM followed by the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award. The new members of the committee who were present at the meeting are shown in the photograph. They… Continue Reading
The winners of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award are: 1st ‘You Are…’ Mary Jones. 2nd ‘Washing Her Hair’ Lorraine McGuigan. 3rd ‘Nest’ Lorraine McGuigan. Honourable Mention ‘Kangaroo’ Lorraine McGuigan, and ‘A Poet Speaks To Her Progenies’ Rhonda Poholke. The… Continue Reading
The August meeting is on Friday August 25th, at Ross House. The meeting begins at 12pm. The AGM will be followed by the presentation of the Kathryn Purnell Poetry Award by Jennifer Compton.