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Opportunities for Writers at FAWWA

1. Writers in Residence Programs

Applications are no being received for Writers in Residence Program for 2014. Writers will have the opportunity to live and write at the beautifully restored turn of the century cottage, Mattie Furphy House, located in the Bush Heritage precinct next to Allen Park, Kirkwood Street in Swanbourne WA.

Three residencies are available, on for an Established Writer and two for Emerging Writers. Guidelines and forms can be obtained by contacting the office. Applications must be received December 15, 2013.

To obtain the necessary forms please contact the office 9384 4771 or

2. Masterclasses

Expressions of Interest are now being sought for two FAWWA Masterclass Series.

WILD AND URBAN HABITAT WRITING: the new ABC of nature narratives and poetry with Annamaria Weldon – Annamaria will present two workshops of three hours each, a talk including a Q & A sessions for members of U3A and Book Clubs, and provide an hour of mentoring for individual students. These workshops will take place late in 2014. Limited to six students.

WRITERS IN THE DIGITAL AGE with Natasha Lester and Annabel Smith. Two workshops of three house each with an emphasis on using Scrivener software. Limited to six students.

Expressions of Interest should include your background and writing history, and what you hope to get out of the course. Expressions of interest must be recieved by December 15, 2013.