11 December 2002

Poetry on The Write Stuff

Tasmanian poets are invited to submit work (up to 5 poems) for a Tasmanian showcase on The Write Stuff web site. The submission guidelines are now online. A short notice about the opportunity appears in the forthcoming December issue of Famous Reporter (n.26, p.40, due to be launched on 9 January 2003. PS Please ensure you stick to the submission guidelines as I do the online publishing in my free time.

6 December 2002

Tasmanian writing is well featured in the latest edition of Five Bells, with reviews of Anne Kellas's Isolated States (Cornford Press) and 'Republican Dreaming:5 Poets' (Bumblebee Books). 'Past the Poppies', an anthology of Tasmanian writing published by FAWTas, and "Speaking with Ghosts" by Lyn Reeves (Ginninderra Press) are mentioned in the Books by Members section.
Calling writers who live in the postcode areas 7020 - 7024

If you are interested in the occasional (or regular) meeting with other writers in the Paradise Peninsula contact Lyn at
There is the possibility of a number of interesting opportunities for writers from the area to be involved in.
Congratulations to Kathryn Lomer for winning the Melbourne Poets Union Poetry prize and to John West who was awarded second prize and a commended.
John West's most recent collection 'All I ever wanted was a window" was published by Pardalote Press in September this year. Enquiries:

Short story competitions to enter in 2019

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