2017: Archived Meetings

Tuesday, 7. Feb 2017 - Short Story Competition - Judging event


Join our judging event of our annual short story competition with Helen Marshall as the juror.

Helen is a Lecturer of Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Her first collection of fiction Hair Side, Flesh Side won the Sydney J Bounds Award in 2013, and Gifts for the One Who Comes After, her second collection, won the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award in 2015. She is currently editing The Year’s Best Weird Fiction to be released in 2017, and her debut novel Everything that is Born will be published by Random House Canada in 2018.

Tuesday, 7. Mar 2017 - Annual General Meeting


An AGM may not be anyone's idea of a great night out.  Yet this is actually  our general forum and opportunity to have a say in how things are run.  The Committee is, after all, made up of its own members, we consider ourselves forward-thinking and open to new ideas, so please come along and let us hear from you. 

Tuesday, 4. Apr 2017


Julian Friedmann

Julian is a longstanding partner in the Blake-Friedmann literary agency.

He will talk on the current state, and likely future direction, of both literary agencies and publishing in general. The explosion in those writing, or trying to write, together with self-publishing as e-books, have undermined old certainties. Where do we go from here?
You can watch his presentation "The mystery of storytelling" on TEDxEaling.