7th August, 2021, 3-5 pm
7th August, 2021, 3-5 pm
We are looking for your stories, memories and images of Parramatta, CBD and LGA, for online publication. You need to be 16 years or over and have a strong connection to Parramatta. Due 31st August. ENTRY FORM
Thank you to all the writers who sent work. Some entries needed a little more editing than our rules allow, but they matched the competition standard of energy, ideas and desire to communicate. If you entered this competition and have not received an email, please let us know. The launch will be in October, details to be finalised. Prizes are announced at the launch. Judge is Luke Carman.
ZineWest 2021 has been supported by a City of Parramatta Council Creative Economy Grant.
Don’t forget we are looking for Art Entries! Due 11th July.
ZW21 Publication List
Raqiya AHMED “Let Go and Give”
C.A. BROADRIBB “Three Good Whiffs”
Katelyn BRUNNER “Creative Writing Class: A Guide…”
Peter CARTWRIGHT “The Time”
Victoria CARTWRIGHT “Landing Station”
Neil COLLIS “Villanella”
Marie DUSTMANN “Mystery Birds”
Norm FAIRBAIRN “On the Lake”
Nix HAMILTON “Obviously Dead”
Alicia JONES “Covid Haiku”
Matilda HART “Meat Market/Modern Love”
Lisel HERRMANN “Associations with Parramatta”
Myra KOCH “Piano for Sale”
Ilona KRUEGER “Beyond the Grim Mash”
Harold LEGASPI “Kabayo”
Artelle LENTHALL “The Making of Bella Pappas”
Louise LOOMES “Mrs Kin Goes to Church”
Jo MULARCZYK “Lies of Love”
Amanda NASSIF “A Crack in the Parramatta Sky”
Denise NEWTON “Justice”
Katharine POLLOCK “Girl Talk”
Arna RADOVICH “Meeting Magda”
Christopher SAMMUT “Breathe”
Pete SHIMGEL “Geronimo’s Day Break”
Akshaya SIVAKUMAR “Kolam”
Geneva VALEK “The Rat”
Dannielle VIERA “Stockings, Stings and Sympathy”
Saturday, 1st May 3:00-5:00 pm Creative Writing with author and academic Luke Carman. Email for a Zoom link. This is a Writing Parramatta 2021 event supported by a City of Parramatta Creative Economy Grant.
Luke will comment on a few pieces by attendees as part of the workshop. You are welcome to send a short work or excerpt of your original writing (max 800 words prose or one poem) to our email address, see above, by 24th April. (Don’t send work you intend to submit to ZineWest 2021 – Luke is the judge!).
SATURDAY, 24th APRIL, 2021, 3-4:30 PM – ZOOM
ZOOM LINK AVAILABLE FROM
We are very happy to announce that our Ezine edition focusing on Parramatta city and suburbs is ready to receive entries. This edition is part of the Writing Parramatta 2021 project supported by a City of Parramatta Creative Economy Grant.
BOOK AWARDS will be announced later in the year for written entries and images.
WritingParramatta2021_EntryForm In brief if you have a strong connection to Parramatta, and are 16 years or older, you are welcome to send us poetry, prose and images that reference the area. Your connection might be as a resident, worker, student or perhaps a frequent visitor. Feel free to contact us (see email on form) if you need clarification.
First round of entries closes 31st May, 2021. The editors look forward to your entries.
NEW Writers Group Inc is grateful for the interest and encouragement shown to Parramatta writers, and to our colleagues in Western Sydney, through the support of our project, Writing Parramatta 2021, by a City of Parramatta Council Creative Economy Grant. More details soon. Carol Amos, President NWG Inc.