Society of Women Writers of Tasmania
Minutes of meeting
held on 7th December 2020 at Launceston Library
Meeting opened 9.45am, with a small introductory exercise
Ros Sydes; Erin Eiffe; Mary Farr; Wendy Laing; Yvonne Gluyas; Catherine Marshall; Kathy Duff; Jane Waite
Apologies - Janet Berry
Homework - title
was Christmas. Everyone had a different story - some imaginary, some based on their own experiences.
Raffle - Wendy donated a present on Janet’s behalf. Won by Yvonne Gluyas
General Business Wendy presented Sally Ogden’s report on the recent SWWT Poetry competition. The report was very detailed and a testament to her thoroughness as a judge. Here are the winners and their poetry pieces -
First Prize - He sees the future - Beth Clapton, Petersham, NSW
Second Prize - Trapper - Mocco Wollert, Keperra, QLD
Third Prize - I am a logger’s daughter
- Sandra James, Heathcote, VIC
Highly recommended - Fernweh - David Terelinck, Biggera, QLD
Highly recommended - Swifts in winter - Averil Drummond - Brunkerville, NSW
Commended - Liuwa Plains - Helen Bradwell, Williamstown, VIC
Certificates and prizes have been issued, thanks to Wendy, who informed SWWT that this year we made a profit on the short
story and poetry competitions for the first time!
Homework - for next meeting ‘What I did in the holidays’
Round Robyn - everyone told the
meeting what they were doing regards to their writing/reading etc.
Meeting closed - 11.15am
Members then attended the Christmas breakup, held at Steve’s Grill.
Next meeting 1st February 2021 at the Launceston Library, Level 2, at 9.30am - 12.30pm.
Minute written by secretary, Mary Helen Farr