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ONLINE: 2021 Annual General Meeting

21 April 2021
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria (Online)

Meeting Agenda
Welcome and apologies
Minutes of the 2020 Annual General Meeting

Pulp Poetry: Combining Poetry with Popular Literary Genres

24 April 2021
Writers Victoria
Ali Alizadeh

You will learn:

Short Course: Yiddish Women Writers in Translation (online)

26 April 2021
Jewish Museum of Australia
Hinde Ena Burstin

This nine-week Zoom course, led by Hinde Ena Burstin, will introduce the translated work of classical,...

Lunchtime Bites: Empathetic Interviewing

29 April 2021
Writers Victoria
Amy Maddison

You will learn:
Strategies and techniques for effective empathetic interviewing

Pitches, Query Letters, and Synopses

1 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Bridget Caldwell-Bright

In this session, you will learn:

Developing your Non-Fiction Project

2 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Marie Alafaci

You will learn:
about the different types of nonfiction

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Crafting Compelling Visual Essays

8 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Eloise Grills

This session will take place online, via Writers Victoria’s online platform.
You will learn:

Writing Place and Landscape

15 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Tony Birch

You will learn:
The vitality of observational work when writing place

The Craft of Short Story Writing

16 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Wayne Macauley

You will learn: