2018 Accomplishments

Our members are still winning awards, getting published, and being otherwise brilliant:

  • Many of our members were published in ‘Life’ —The Kensington & Norwood Writers’ Group’s Journal, available from Dillons Bookshop Norwood.
  • Cary had her second chap-book, ‘Ultrasound in B flat’ published by Garron Books, and her poems ‘Under the Lemon Tree’ and ‘Train to Mandalay’ received Highly Commended and Commended awards (respectively) at the Salisbury Writers Festival.
  • Darrell had poems published in: The Tea Tree Gully Poetry 2017 Festival, Selected Poems; Back Beat (SA Jazz Archives); the Tamba Literary Magazine; Mozzie poetry journal; Positive Words magazine; ‘Poetry Matters’ Literary Journal; and the Positive Words Literary Magazine.
  • Edna had three poems published in the Tea Tree Gully Poetry Festival Anthology 2017.
  • Ian published his books of short stories, ‘Where the Hell is Heaven?’, ‘On the Road to Somewhere Else’, and ‘Book End’, with Ginninderra Press, as well as his 3rd poetry chap book ‘On the Road to Somewhere’. He also had a poem published in Ginninderra Press’s 10th year Anniversary Anthology.
  • Gordon had four poems published in the Tea Tree Gully 2017 North Eastern Writers Anthology; and ‘A Mug’s Game’ was published in the ‘Malicious Mysteries’ magazine, put out by Stringybark Press.
  • Koula had her novel, ‘The Eagle of Spinalonga’, awarded ‘Book of the Day’ by Amazon, and it reached number one in two categories, Historical Fiction and Thriller Suspense.
  • Margaret had two poems, ‘Autumn Light’ and ‘Clicktivism’, published in the Friendly Street anthology.
  • Sam won the Richell prize for emerging writers.
  • Sara had her poems, ‘Lovers’ and ‘Ephemeral’ published in ‘Leaves of Ink’; her haibun, ‘R (Ruby) Remembers’ in a ‘Me-too’ publication in the United States; her poems, ‘Facts are Facts’ and ‘With Heart’ published in the Friendly Street anthology.
  • Stephanie had her poem ‘I Remember’ published in Tea Tree Gully Poetry 2017 Festival, Selected Poems. She also participated in a short film for transgender day of visibility, and in another film called ‘Unboxed’, which was aired on ABC television, and won the award for ‘Best Documentary or Educational Series’ at the International Academy of Web Television Awards – held recently in Los Angeles.
  • Steve had an environmentally-themed article published in the journal of the Friends of Scott Creek CP, ‘Bandicoot Tails’.IMG_4010