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On line learning courses

Writers Victoria has a range of new online courses. Details:- https://writersvictoria.org.au/writing-life/news/learn-online.

Valuable fellowships available
The State Library and its partners are offering 15 fellowships, collectively worth up to $237,000. Among these are specialist fellowships in children’s literature, digital media, visual arts, contemporary art, social history, World War I history and Ukrainian studies. A fellowships information night will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017 at State Library Victoria. Applications close on Sunday 23 April 2017.                        

A real working holiday

Well, it could cost some, but if you fancy a holiday on a cattle farm in the Kimberley, and a serious writers’ study workshop during May (cold down south) look at the Kimberley Writers Workshop website:- www.ontheverandah.com.au/writing.html
Or phone 0428 254 529. Email:- rachelddillon@bigpond.com. Write to Box 716, Subiaco, Western Australia, 6008.

Membership Registrar required.

The Fellowship of Australian Writers Vic is in need of a membership registrar as part of the fellowship’s restructure program, which involves diversification of tasks. The volunteer position would involve being a member of the FAW committee. The position requires monthly updates. Details available from FAW secretary Jim Mynard:- mynardmedia6@bigpond.com  Or phone 0417 567 741.

The Australian Writer

The Australian Writer monthly newsletter welcomes contributions of short stories, poetry, and notes from regional writing groups. Plus short stories and poetry for the Australian Writer anthologies. Please click on The Australian Writer page above.