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Up and coming events

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Now – 10th August

People’s History of the Bay of Plenty

Deadline Stories for a People’s History of the Bay of Plenty – Tauranga Writers attempt to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most authors of a single book. Submissions of between 400 and 500 words. Send to taurangawritersnz@gmail.com Slug subject of email bopbook and include your name in the body. For more, see www.bopbook.com

July 16th | 2-4pm

Sunday Focus Session

The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue. Writing the Short Story for Publication & Competitions. Workshop led by Shona-Ellen Barnett & Jenny Argante, editors of Freelance. $5 on door. Open to the public. Bring a sample story. Text 028 406 32 40.

18 – 31 July

Show and Tell: Writing Pictures, Drawing Words

Exhibition at Creative BoP – a collaboration between Tauranga Writers & Tauranga Society of Artists. Grant-aided by TCC’s Community Development Fund. Open evening by invitation: Tuesday 18 July 5.30pm.

21 July | 11am – 1pm

Medieval Mayhem

Library Arcade, Willow & Wharf Street. Medieval Mayhem. Tauranga Writers with Baldaquin. A Creative BoP Arcade Arts event. Grant-aided by TCC’s Community Development Fund.

31 July

Franklin Writers Group competition

Deadline for Franklin Writers Group competition. First Prize $300. Details at: http://franklinwritersgroup.weebly.com/2017-national-short-story-competition.html

1 August

Young NZ Writers competition opens

Young NZ Writers competition opens. Details at: http://youngnzwriters.weebly.com

3 August | 7-9pm

Tauranga Writers Work-in-Progress meeting

Tauranga Writers Work-in-Progress meeting. The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue. Sharing our writing, sharing our news. New members always welcome.

1-31 August

Byline, TW’s showcase journal open for entries

Byline, TW’s showcase journal open for entries. Up to THREE submissions from financial members only. Stories of fiction or fact (incl. excerpts) 1500 words max. Poems limited to 32 lines. Send to taurangawritersnz@gmail.com using  Byline 2017 as your subject line.

10 August

Stories for a People’s History of the Bay of Plenty

Deadline Stories for a People’s History of the Bay of Plenty – Tauranga Writers attempt to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most authors of a single book. Submissions of between 400 and 500 words. Send to taurangawritersnz@gmail.com Slug subject of email bopbook and include your name in the body. For more, see www.bopbook.com

20 August | 2-4pm

Sunday Focus Session

The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue. How to Read & Write Good Poems. (In preparation for National Poetry Day.) Workshop led by Shona-Ellen Barnett & Jenny Argante, editors of Freelance. $5 on door. Open to the public. Bring 2 or 3 sample poems. Text 028 406 32 40.

26 August | 6pm

Celebrating National Poetry Day

Celebrating National Poetry Day with ARTbop at the Mount Social Club. 305 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui. Open mike: poems, songs and performance poetry. Details: taurangawritersnz@gmail.com, or text 028 406 32 40

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