KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Di Solomon - Eeking Out A Living In Show Biz
“How housing and feeding myself and my daughter, and somehow managed on a career diet of singing and entertainment, is still quite a mystery, even to me!’
Di talks about her showbusiness, her family background, and how she got her start in the business.
Free for SWW Members and Non Members as a Christmas Gift from the Society of Women Writers
Conducted via Zoom – Meeting details will be sent by email to all who Register
Speakers Event is free of charge but you must book through trybooking –
MEMBER SPEAKER - Liz Newton: The Firing Line - A Memoir of A Family Ablaze
Join Liz as she talks about her compelling memoir of a girl and her family growing up in the 1950s, 60s and 70s in a home life of harrowing violence and constant chaos.
Liz Newton lives in Sydney. Her extensive travelling including road trips across continents, sailing adventures and family holidays provides inspiration for writing. Liz has worked in health services, in particular mental health including drug and alcohol, as well as teaching at universities and involvement in health research and ethics. Her academic background is in Anthropology and Comparative Sociology. Research included indigenous suicide, mental health vocational training and a PhD thesis on the ethnography of deinstitutionalisation. Published works include peer-reviewed journals, fiction novels; Faraway on an Island, and Jagged Edge of Joy, and Meandering; short stories.