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Varuna 65+ Lithgow Writing Group with Mary Anne Butler

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Varuna 65+ Lithgow Writing Group with Mary Anne Butler

Tue 3 May at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 17 May 2022,

$75 – $90


Are you aged 65 or over?  Would you like to connect with other like-minded people while developing creative writing skills?

Join us for Literary Links, a five-week workshop series and hone your writing craft.

Facilitated by Mary Anne Butler, the workshops will include:

  • Reading and analysing other creative writing to see how it works
  • Weekly writing skill sessions
  • In-class exercises
  • Sharing work and receiving feedback [for those who want to]
  • Optional homework exercises to keep going between sessions
  • Special guest Q&A with Carol Major, author of The Asparagus Wars
  • In the final week, there will be a discussion on establishing an ongoing, self-driven writing group to support each other, longer-term.
  • A Sunday pass to the Blue Mountains Writers Festival on 23 October 2022 so the group can socialise together and be inspired at this key literary event.

When: Tuesdays in May 2pm-4pm


3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May

Maldhan Ngurr Ngurra Lithgow Transformation Hub

154 Mort Street Lithgow NSW 2790

Cost: $18 / $15* per week

*with a healthcare card

Please email us if you are facing financial hardship and require a full subsidy

Please note that First Nations writers wishing to participate need to be 50+ years 

To book in we require a commitment to attending the 5 weeks therefore cost is $90  / $75 altogether. 

Discover NSW Vouchers can be used towards payment.

For more information contact Varuna on 02 4782 5674 or email

Proudly supported by the NSW Government and Western Sydney University. 


Tue 3 May
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$75 – $90
Event Category:




Local government area
Lithgow region
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