28 June 2012

NYWM: Day Twenty-Eight

If you’re in the Northern Territory, make sure you check out Grind. If you would like to be part of the team creating this fantastic website, they meet every second Thursday of the month at Darwin City Council. Details here.

Poets in Melbourne, don’t forget there is an open mic poetry event at the Sunflower Bookshop (434 Glenhuntly Road Elsternwick) tonight at 7pm as part of the Glen Eira Storytelling Festival.

Get excited, Brisbane writers. Stilts have opened their inbox for submissions. They are seeking pieces for their next issue, The Stilts Handbook of Adventure. They’re looking to collect stories of journey, abandon, and unknown. Pieces to take while travelling along the highway, or sailing the seven seas, or tucked under the doona on a hungover Sunday. See the website for details, entries close July 31.

Applications are now open for Victorian high school students to join the team at The Under Age. This is a fantastic opportunity, so check out the website for details.

Buzzcuts is gearing up for Melbourne Fringe Festival, and looking for reviewers. Applications are due on July 19 with details available on the website.

In Melbourne and interested in radio and television? SYN are hosting a meet the producers event at Signal on July 4. Visit the SYN website for details.

The 2012 Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency has been awarded to Dimitra Harvey for her contemporary verse novel Poems from Saru. Sian Campbell, Lisa Dowdall, Kate O’Donnell and Jessica Rose were commended for their applications.

Today the NYWM Travelling Story is back in Victoria. Our daily writer is Christopher McDonald, 18, from Warrnambool.