First Tuesday Live Readings at Newcastle Art Gallery
Our inaugural Ekphrastic live reading was held last week.
23 pieces were heard and the judging was very challenging!
All the works brought the artworks alive.
Congratulations to Brian Noble, Nicole Sellers, Gail Hennessy and, people’s choice award winner, Jan Dean.
See upcoming dates and themes below
August – Tuesday 6th – acknowledging Grief Awareness month – share a poem or story about grief and loss
September – Tuesday 3rd – readings by you in response to the Kilgour Prize 2019 (opens August 3)
October: Tuesday 1st – readings by you in response to Robert Dickerson: Off the Canvas (opens August 24)
November: Tuesday 5th – readings by you in response to Wish You Were Here: landscapes from the collection
Seeking: Writing Group facilitator
Maitland Writing Group
Are you interested in facilitating this group? You do not need to teach. You need to be a person with a big smile who makes newcomers feel welcome. Contact us if that is you. Maitland library is keen to host this HWC writing group to share your writing.
HWC Member News
Congratulations Jan Dean and Gail Hennessy who won awards at the HWC Live Reading at Newcastle Art Gallery
Congratulations, Nicole Rain Sellers and Brian Noble who won equal first at the HWC-NAG Ekphrastic live reading
Writing Opportunities and Events
Dying to Know Day – August 8th
An informative opportunity to see into the world of your local Cemetery & Crematorium. Learn about funeral planning, estate and wills and more.
Bookings Essential – RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 4944 6000 Learn more
open for entries
Short story prize for adults writing for children
Friday October 25 to Sunday October 27, 2019
for regional writers
Open to picture book and junior fiction manuscripts. Entries close on 31 July
Odyssey House Victoria Annual Short Story Competition
1st prize $1000.
Closes Friday November 1st
HWC Writing Groups
Attendance is free as part of your membership. There are vacancies in most of our groups especially: Belmont and Teralba. See the whole list in the Members Area