Journal of SWWV

Sparx JournalThe first issue of ‘Sparx’, the Literary Journal of the Society of Women Writers Victoria, has now been launched. There will be two issues per year, showcasing members’ work and  publishing winning entries in SWWV competitions.

My prize-winning article ‘The Right Direction’, about directing for the stage, is included in this issue.

Shakespearean Sonnet

Perth Shakespeare Club logo

Shakespeare Club logo

The Shakespeare Club of Western Australia ran a competition this year in honour of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. It was for a sonnet, in classical Shakespearean form, with a Western Australian theme. My sonnet, ‘The Wild Geese’, about the American ship Catalpa’s rescue of Fenian prisoners from Fremantle Gaol in 1876, won the $200 second prize.

The judge’s comments and an account of the award ceremony are available here

New Poetry Book

I have a new poetry publication now available. It’s in the ‘Pocket Poets’ series from Ginninderra Press, and can be ordered from their website, link here:

Second Person Singular

mockup-graphic

This is the design that my grand-daughter Poppy did for the cover of the book, which is entitled ‘Second Person Singular’.

 

I also have a poem chosen for inclusion in the next Poetica Christi anthology, ‘Imagine’.

My radio play ‘Memento Mori’, has been commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers Literary Awards.