We are grateful to many of our members for sharing their work with our community through our events.

 

We share their talented writing their permission.

‘Happy Birthday’ by Kim Robyn Smith

  Paul led his blindfolded daughter, Emily by the hand out onto the porch. ‘Now watch your step,’ he said as he walked her carefully down the front stairs. ‘No peeking,’ he said as he guided Emily onto the driveway. Her high blonde ponytail swayed with each move....

‘Storm In A Bottle’ by Ann Roberts

Daniel knew what people would say: ‘He’s your father – of course he loves you!’ But why ‘of course’ was what Daniel thought? Perhaps once, when he was a dumb baby and an innocent child, but now! He loved his car because it was a Mercedes; he loved his house because it...

‘Dog’ by Ann Roberts

John had been like a specimen tree that grows in the middle of a lawn: strong, straight, and tall, and in no doubt that he would always be strong, straight, and tall. When he was growing up, he had always been picked first for teams. His powerful legs had carried him...

‘Weekend Away’ by Ann Roberts

Kate should have died twice, but fate delivered her up safe both times. The first incident occurred when she was ten – she fell out of a tree onto a metal star picket. The picket caught the edge of her waist, tore her clothing, and left a bleeding gash on her side....

‘The Weeping Tree’ by Ann Roberts

‘Jacinta, I have something to tell you. Sarah had a heart attack … she died.’ 'What! But she’s only 39.’   Sarah is, was, my cousin – older by six months. Our mums are sisters. We grew up together, as cousins do. I never considered her a close friend, but it had...

‘Land Slide’ by Ann Roberts

LAND SLIDE  It was a luxury home, with vaulted ceilings, marble benchtops, European appliances, floor to ceiling glass. There were many indoor plants for Ava to look after. She seemed to either water them too much or too little. She’d already needed to replace two of...

Submissions are open for our Mayor’s Short Story Writing Award

Submissions are now open to our Mayor's Short Story Writing Award  Our Mayor's Short Story Award in partnership with Mornington Peninsula Shire is back for a 3rd year! Together with Mornington Peninsula Shire, we are proud to present the third year of the Mayor’s...

Announcing our 2023 funding

Announcing our 2023 funding partners   We are delighted to announce our funding partners and supporters for 2023.  Mornington Peninsula Shire / Mornington Peninsula Arts and Culture valued support of $9, 000 helps us to deliver a curated program of literary events...

Meet our 2023 Committee

Welcome to our 2023 Committee We are delighted to announce the unanimous and successful nominations of our 2023 Committee members. Our volunteer Committee look forward to working with our members and partners to deliver a wonderful year ahead of writing programs and...

AGM 2021/2022

, for JanuaryGThank you for joining us at our AGM 2021 / 2022 Thank you to all who joined us face-to-face and at home for our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021/22 today Seawinds Community Hub. We were so thrilled to have special guests Writers Victoria CEO Lucy Hamilton...

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