A small group of published and aspiring writers joined pens to establish Port Writers Inc, a local community-led writers’ group for and by writers.
Meeting up in a local loungeroom, organisation began and members elected to positions and committee roles. The group officially kicks off by opening its doors to new members from January 2015.
Keep an eye on this space – we aim to be around for a long time.
Our inaugural Committee from November 2014:
Back – Debra Deasey, Gillian Scott, Fay Blundell, Melanie Wass (Committee Members)
Front – Wendy Haynes (Treasurer), Rachel Palmer (President), Frank Urban (Secretary)
Absent – Kerry Buchanan (Vice President)
Image courtesy Port News 22/1/2015
Esteemed Poet, Bessie Jennings and reknowned Journalist, Laurie Barber agreed to be Patrons for the new group.
Credit to The Independent, a local newspaper for this coverage on 15/1/2015: