Winter transforms into Spring - make your writing grow with us!
WRITING, BOOKS AND THINGS LITERARY AND DIGITAL
Do you like to find and promote fantastic writing and writers? Do you have marketing and social media experience? We are looking for someone to join the Tasmanian Writers' Centre team for 14 hours per week. Applications closing 5 September. See all the details HERE.
DIGITAL WRITER IN RESIDENCE BEN WALTER
Ben has completed his month as Digital Writer in Residence. He initiated several collaborations and created a number of projects during his month online. You can view the results of his 'Down with Rain' project, including a narrative created on Storify HERE. See Ben's final blog post on his time in the virtual chair HERE. Catch up with Ben at our next Twitch Meet-up on 11 September. Jack Heath will be the next Digital Writer in Residence - you can follow the blog HERE.
NATIONAL LITERACY & NUMERACY WEEK
This week, 25-31 August, join the NLNW activities by carrying a poem in your pocket! This is a lovely initiative, begun in New York in 2002, that encourages children to read and write poetry, and it's something everyone can join in. Try your hand at writing a poem, carry it in your pocket this week, and seek out opportunities to read and share poems with those you meet. See more about the idea HERE. And if writing poety inspires your creativity, you could consider joining our next creative writing course, Five Windows in Spring... (see above)
TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN'S BOOKS:
When I was a Boy in Sudan and When I was a Girl in Sudan.
By Serafino Enadio and Paskalina Eyio with Terry Whitebeach. $15 each. Available from the TWC and good bookshops including:
- The Hobart Bookshop,
- Fullers Hobart and Launceston,
- Pertrarch's Launceston,
- State Cinema Bookshop, Hobart,
- Birchalls TAS statewide,
- Matilda Bookshop, Stirling SA,
- Gleebooks, Glebe NSW
- or download an order form here.
Illustration: The Weaver Bird by Gay McKinnon
Serafino Enadio's memoir A Little Peace is also available. Download an order form here. Cost $20 plus postage.
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