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,

Enjoy these extracts from our A Woman’s Place collaborative oral reading:

“This is My Voice / Mornington Peninsula Woman”.

June News

Congratulations to our Peninsula Writers’ Club members who celebrated their 2020 submissions in the Stories At The End Of The Line anthology with Frankston Arts Centre.

Emily Westmoreland, Kim Robyn Smith, Rebecca Fraser, Andrea Rowe, Louise Zedda Sampson and Del Skinner were thrilled to celebrate together. Their lockdown inspired pieces were amongst the 75 selected stories to be published.

May News

Congratulations to our Peninsula Writers’ Club members who celebrated their 2020 submissions in the Stories At The End Of The Line anthology with Frankston Arts Centre.

Emily Westmoreland, Kim Robyn Smith, Rebecca Fraser, Andrea Rowe, Louise Zedda Sampson and Del Skinner were thrilled to celebrate together. Their lockdown inspired pieces were amongst the 75 selected stories to be published.

‘Lady in Yellow’ By Wendi Bradshaw

'Lady in Yellow' by Wendi Bradshaw For Liz Hicklin, Poet and Writer They met within the cool bright dawn of youth, souls aligned, attracted. The rich history of literary words and history, literally, lyrically drew lover to muse. Even then portentous symbols divined...

‘How to Find a Poem – With a Nice Pen’ By Wendi Bradshaw

I like pens. Fountain pens. Sleek and shapely, made from a range of materials, contemporary and curvy, or traditionally classic and slipstream smooth. When my new one arrived, I was keen to try it out. I picked up a sheet of paper from the recycle stack and started...

Bearings to a New Island Life By Wendi Bradshaw

Around this place time is in flux. Like the thoughtful quiver of a compass needle it can move slowly, long damp days of stilling sea mist. To swing and spin back in sudden bursts of purpose, quick vibrant snap flashes of memory, live and clear. Until again the west...

Summer Love By Carolyn Nicholson

Charlie allows the book she is reading to fall into her lap, kicks her legs back and forth a few times before tucking them under her body and leaning back into the cushions to enjoy the feel of her pod chair, swaying in the warm, early evening breeze. Listening...

Summer Job By Carolyn Nicholson

'I can’t believe you got a job.  Jemima moans, as she swipes through her Instagram feed whilst lounging, lazily on Lizzie’s bed. ‘You’re gonna miss most of summer.’ ‘I need the money.’ Lizzie replies, pulling a crisp, white shirt over her head. ‘You know how hard the...

Summer Holiday By Carolyn Nicholson

‘Seriously, Scott. You’re acting as though I’m asking you to go to Mars for a month. It’s the bloody Mornington Peninsula. The playground of Melbourne’s rich and famous, café’s on every corner, beautiful beaches, wineries and loads of breweries. Remember the Bass and...

Summer’s End By Carolyn Nicholson

  Despite feeling the February sun’s rays burning the back of her neck, making Shani wish she’d taken the time to apply sunscreen all the way round, she gently tucks a woollen blanket across her father’s legs. Shani, who was christened Sharon but, for reasons she...

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