South Coast Writers Centre | Writer of the Month

Christine Paice is a national award winning poet and writer. A long time member of The South Coast Writer’s Centre, Christine’s work has been read on ABC Jazz Alive, and on ABC Radio Poetica. She has published two poetry collections, Mad Oaks and Staring At The Aral Sea (Ginninderra Press), and one children’s book, The GreatContinue reading “South Coast Writers Centre | Writer of the Month”

Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition

Congratulations to Lea Tucker for being awarded 2nd place in the Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition, run by South Coast Writers Centre & Womens’ Heath at Wollongong Regional Gallery, International Womens’ Day Feb.2014. Lea says that while following her passion of photography, and enjoying the written word in many formats, she has found a newContinue reading “Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition”

International Women’s Day Competition | Poetry or Non Ficton

Entries are due by February 21, 5pm. 1. Poetry (max 40 lines) 2. Flash or non-fiction essay (max 750 words) Theme for entries |  a woman’s journey towards health and wellbeing Women who would like to submit an entry but choose not to express their creative piece in writing are able to submit an audio recordingContinue reading “International Women’s Day Competition | Poetry or Non Ficton”

Blake Poetry Prize | Local Poet Shortlisted

Congratulations to Kiama resident, poet and author, Christine Paice who has been shortlisted in this year’s Blake Poetry Prize. You can find her poem on the Blake Poetry Prize website it is called the Quality of Light. The poem is written about the night of February 24, 2013 night of the tornadoes. It is aboutContinue reading “Blake Poetry Prize | Local Poet Shortlisted”

The Power of Poetry

Button Poetry Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of distribution, promotion and fundraising for performance poetry. We seek to showcase the power and diversity of voices in our community. By encouraging and broadcasting the best and brightest performance poets of today, we hope to broaden poetry’s audience, to expand itsContinue reading “The Power of Poetry”

Writing in Response to Landscape

What a great week we are having here at the Old Fire Station Community Arts Centre in Kiama! Tuesday 19 March Launch Day ~ morning tea and a chat with Alan and Jan Rees about Lloyd Rees; the man, his family and his work. Our Mayor Brian Petschler also presented Alan with the formal certificateContinue reading “Writing in Response to Landscape”

Writing in Response to Landscape

Between 19 and 25 March a series of workshops titled Writing in Response to Landscape will be held at the Old Fire Station Community Arts Centre, Kiama. This workshop series is part of the lead up to the Lloyd Rees Festival to be held in November this year. The workshops and associated exhibition will includeContinue reading “Writing in Response to Landscape”