on 22 July, 2014

The Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival 

 

For writers in Sydney The Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival will be held on Saturday August 16, 2014 at The Women's Club, and is a celebration of women's writing.

Featured authors at the 2014 Festival are Blanche d'Alpuget, Annabel Morley Judy Nunn, Deborah O'Brien, Susan Steggall and guest moderator is Lisa Forrest.

The Festival is named for Rose Scott, prominent suffragist and champion of women’s and children’s rights. Rose was a founding member of the Women’s Literary Society in 1889, from whose members the Womanhood Suffrage League of New South Wales was formed in 1891. Rose was co-founder of The Women’s Club in 1901, providing a training ground for women wishing to enter the public arena, to gain confidence to address public meetings, and to debate important issues of the day.

Information and Booking Forms: www.rswwf.com.au