Ø Fairfield Library reopening
Anna advised that an event is planned for Fairfield Library at the end of May to celebrate the reopening of the library after its closure due to flood damage. It was agreed that FWG should contribute to the occasion.
Suggestions for involvement included:
· sale of FWG anthology ‘Beginnings ‘
· display of posters promoting FWG
· assistance with invitations to the event
· readings from members of the group
Anna to discuss these suggestions with Fairfield Library staff.
Ø Writing exercises
Jennifer advised that the May exercise is to be a humorous poem of three or more stanzas.
The poem may be rhyming or non-rhyming, but not a limerick.
Lorraine and Jennifer to distribute articles / links on poetry writing.
Anna to post a list of possible exercise themes for future meetings on blog.
Ø June Exercise
Maarten to choose exercise for June.
Ø Guest speaker
Lou reported that Caz Osborne, the project manager of One Book Many Brisbanes, is willing to speak to FWG on the
art of project managing an anthology-sticking to the milestones. It was suggested that a thank you gift might be
It was agreed the proposed date should be 25 June 2011 from 10.30-11.30 at the Fairfield Library
No meeting was held