Meetings & Events

*IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT*

MONTHLY MEETINGS AT BOTH ROSS HOUSE AND THE DOCK LIBRARY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AS BOTH VENUES HAVE CLOSED THEIR DOORS FOR THE TIME BEING.

MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY BEING CONDUCTED ONLINE USING ZOOM.  ALL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN.

***  Please note in 2020 meetings alternate between Ross House and The Dock Library  ***

The Society meets on the last Friday of the month (3rd Friday in September) from February to November.  When meeting at Ross House there is a  $5 door fee to help cover our costs. We also run events.

Meetings and Events in 2020

Friday 28 February, 11am – 2pm.  General meeting followed by members sharing their summer reading and writing. The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is at Community Hub at the Dock, Docklands Library, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands 3008.  Phone 03 9658 9161 or 03 9658 9998

Friday 27 March,  11am – 2pm. General meeting followed by a workshop: Hazel Edwards on Authorpreneurship.The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is in the Jenny Florence Room, 3rd Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. CANCELLED*

Friday 24 April, 11am – 2pm. General meeting followed by Spotlight on Members (expressions of interest sought from members prior to this meeting). The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is at Community Hub at the Dock, Docklands Library, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands 3008.  Phone 03 9658 9161 or 03 9658 9998 CANCELLED*

Friday 29 May, 11am – 2pm. General meeting to be followed by a workshop: Editing prose with Caroline Webber. The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is in the Jenny Florence Room, 3rd Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.  This meeting to be held online via Zoom.  An invitation with joining instructions will be emailed to all members.

Friday 26 June, 11am – 2pm. General meeting to be followed by a workshop: Writing Prompts (facilitator Paula Wilson). The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting to be held online via Zoom.  An invitation with joining instructions will be emailed to all members.

Friday 31 July, 11am – 2pm. General meeting to be followed by awards of the Margaret Hazzard Short Story Competition.  Judged by award-winning short story writer, Josephine Rowe.   The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is in the Jenny Florence Room, 3rd Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.

Friday 28 August, 11am – 2pm. AGM followed by workshop: Spoken Word, followed by Poetry Slam (facilitator TBA).  The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is at Community Hub at the Dock, Docklands Library, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands 3008. Phone 03 9658 9161 or 03 9658 9998.

Friday 18 September (not 25th due to public holiday), 11am – 2pm. General meeting to be followed by writing session using prompts.  Member led session. The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm. This meeting is in the Jenny Florence Room,  3rd Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.

Friday 30 October, 11am – 2pm. General meeting followed by launch of Sparx issue 5 and SWWVic member book launches.   The Committee will then meet from 2pm to 3pm.This meeting is at Community Hub at the Dock, Docklands Library, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands 3008. Phone 03 9658 9161 or 03 9658 9998.

Friday 27 November, 11am – 2pm. The Christmas Party and annual short, short story competition.  Please bring a plate to share for our Christmas lunch. There is no Committee meeting.  This meeting is in Jenny Florence Room, 3rd Floor, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.