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2022 Blacktown Mayoral Creative Writing Prize

2022 Blacktown Mayoral Creative Writing Prize

The 2022 Blacktown Mayoral Creative Writing Prize is open to adults and children who live in Blacktown city. Entrants will write a short story or poem responding to the theme of What Now? The total prize pool is $1,600. Entries open: Friday 1st July, 2022.

Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize 2022

Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize 2022

Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize 2022 A Voice from the Shadows The 2021 Fisher’s Ghost Writing Prize is open to adults and children in Grade 4 and above, who live, or go to school, in Campbelltown City. Entries can be in the form of short story, narrative non-fiction,...

West Side Poetry Slam – July

West Side Poetry Slam – July

Each month the WestWords Centre for Writing hosts the hybrid West Side Poetry Slam. July 6th  - Join us in person or online! SCHEDULE: 6:40pm - Doors/Zoom Open & Poet Sign-Up 7:00pm - Poetry Starts Zoom link for online attendees:...

WRITERS ON THE ROAD – Orange

WRITERS ON THE ROAD – Orange

In Orange Two writers, 16-24 participants aged between 12 to 18 will undertake free creative writing workshops over three days in person in Orange in regional NSW during the first week of the July School Holidays. These young people will be developing their writing,...

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WRITERS ON THE ROAD – Broken Hill

WRITERS ON THE ROAD – Broken Hill

Two cohorts – young people aged 12-15 looking to engage their creative spark, and older teens with a love for all things science-fiction and fantasy – will have the opportunity to learn from two industry professionals.

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Campbelltown Writers – July Masterclass

Campbelltown Writers – July Masterclass

WestWords, in partnership with Campbelltown City Libraries, is bringing to you a series of Writing Masterclasses throughout 2022. July’s Masterclass: The Real Fantasy: Exploration into the conventions and expectations of the fantasy genre. Guest Speaker: Bonnie Wynne.

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Living Stories – Publication Launch & Winners Announcement

Living Stories – Publication Launch & Winners Announcement

The Publication Launch has booked out! If you have been in contact, or have had issues RSVP-ing, this is why. Unfortunately, with venue and COVID-capacity restrictions, we are unable to raise capacity for this event. If you missed out on an RSVP -- please email me and...

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EXHIBITION: Cooee Mittigar – Granville Library – Opens

EXHIBITION: Cooee Mittigar – Granville Library – Opens

Visit the Granville Library from July 25th to see the Cooee Mittigar Exhibition - a behind-the-scenes look at how the book was created. The exhibition ends August 19th. Cooee Mittigar: A Story of Darug Songlines –  ‘Warami Mittigar. Hello friend.  We welcome you to...

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EXHIBITION: Cooee Mittigar – Blacktown – Ends July 29th

EXHIBITION: Cooee Mittigar – Blacktown – Ends July 29th

Visit the Blacktown Max Webber Library from June 6th to see the Cooee Mittigar Exhibition - a behind-the-scenes look at how the book was created. The exhibition ends July 29th. Cooee Mittigar: A Story of Darug Songlines –  ‘Warami Mittigar. Hello friend.  We welcome...

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