Writing Achievements – Anthony Wood

August 2018 – Present

Newy with Kids

 

September 2018

 

            Stories After Dark

  • Participated with a bevvy of stars (including Liz Anelli, Jess Black, Gwynne Jones, Paul Russell) at the annual CBCA event hosted by the Newcastle Region Library.

 

History Illuminated

  • Read as apart of the annual History Illuminated event hosted by Lake Macquarie Library Service.

 

August 2018

 

                Grieve Project 2018 Launch

  • Included as one of the readers for the Grieve Project 2018 Digital Launch reading two stories – There are Days’ by Penny Lane and ‘What About Me?’ by Samantha Noble as part of the Grieve Project 2018 Launch.

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mS7c5p-OUE)  and (https://grieveproject.org/)

 

July/August 2018

 

Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship Retreat.

  • Two-week retreat at KSP Writers’ Centre Greenmount, Perth Western Australia. Included mentorship session with Laurie Steed (You Belong Here).

 

December 2017

 

            Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship Recipient.

  • Selected for a Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship for 2018.

 

August 2017

 

            Grieve Project Live Read.

  • Included in the panel of readers for the awards ceremony of the Grieve Project. One of the stories I read was The Sword (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGOptgQn8q0) Other readers included names such as Judy Johnson and Jean Kent.

 

 

 

September 2017

 

            Children’s Book Council of Australia (Newcastle sub-branch) ‘Lunch with the stars.’

  • Included as one of the stars for CBCA (Newcastle sub-branch) ‘Lunch with the stars’ event which included other writers and illustrators like Olive Phomavanh, Liz Anelli, Gwynne Jones, Deborah Kelly and Paul Russell.

 

History Illuminated.

  • Included on panel of readers for the History Illuminated Readings in association with the Lake Macquarie City Library and Hunter Writers Centre.

 

May 2017

 

Launch of The Rover.

  • Conducted a Dancing Charli story walk at the launch of Lake Macquarie City Library’s new mobile library service – The Rover.

 

April 2017

 

            Dancing Charli Launch.

  • Launch of children’s picture book – Dancing Charli – in association with Lake Macquarie City Library.

 

December 2016

 

            Dancing Charli Publication.

 

 

September 2016

 

CBCA (Newcastle sub-branch) ‘Lunch with the stars.’

  • Included as one of the stars for CBCA (Newcastle sub-branch) ‘Lunch with the stars.’

 

April 2016

 

Newcastle Writers Festival Kids Program.

  • Appeared at the Newcastle Writers Festival Kids Program with the children’s picture book – Flaming Charli.

 

January 2016

 

            Finalist Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition ‘Weaving Baskets.’

 

 

 

December 2015

 

Another Time Another Place Anthology.

 

November 2015

 

Mrs. Bishop’s Bed.

  • Completed first draft of second novel – Bishop’s Bed.

 

August 2015

 

Grieve Live Read.

 

CBCA ‘Big Book Day Out’ (Sydney).

  • Appeared at CBCA ‘Big Book Day Out’ with children’s book Flaming Charli.

 

April 2015

 

            Graduated Master of Arts (Swinburne).

  • 0 Grade point average.
  • Achieved top in unit for ‘The Creative Artefact: Publication Folio B.’

 

January 2015

 

Finalist Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition ‘Reining Rajah.’

 

December 2014

 

Flaming Charli Publication.

 

  • Completed first draft of first novel – By the Fountain.

 

August 2014

 

Grieve Live Read.

 

Grieve Project Anthology.

  • The short story – ‘Harlequin’ – included in the Grieve Project Anthology for 2014.

 

February 2014

 

            she: true tales Ordinary & Extraordinary short story and photography competition.

  • Winner of a major prize for the short story – ‘Visceral.’

(https://soundcloud.com/nickgerber/she-visceral-by-anthony-wood) or (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eorfl5MHKvw)

 

January 2014

 

Finalist Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition – ‘Rebirth.’

 

September 2013

 

            ABC 1233 Newcastle – ‘Visceral.’

 

August 2013

 

Grieve Live Read.

 

Grieve Project Anthology.

  • The short story – ‘The slide’ – included in the Grieve Project Anthology for 2013.

 

January 2013

 

Finalist Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition – ‘Looking Glass.’

  • Finalist in Newcastle Herald Short Story Competition for short story ‘Looking Glass.

 

August 2010

 

            Master of Arts (Writing) Swinburne

  • Enrolled in MA (Writing) degree at Swinburne University.

 

December 2009

 

            South by Southwest: The descendants of William J. Wood and Sarah Hurst

 

 

 

 

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