Click on the link to sample or purchase work by this year's crop of Central Victorian creative thinkers: Painted Words 7. The book was launched by PWE staff and Australian poet, fiction writer and journalist John Holton on 24th of November 2011.
This 7th edition of the popular journal contains some marvelous poetry, shorter fiction and creative non-fiction from over 50 emerging Central Victorian writers. The anthology has already received favourable press coverage.
Ian, along with Peter Wiseman, Tom McWilliam, Sharon Kemp and Tru Dowling, co-edit this annual journal (since 2005). Design of the journal is by Peter Wiseman and the Project Management class and the work features cover art by Jan Bayliss.
Contributors List: Painted Words 2011 (237 pages)
Megan Jepson, Colin Carrington, Shelly Carter, Jarrad Camm, Geoffrey W. Graham, Ben Iser, Daniela Szitar, Kev Stacey, Gail Remnant, Robert Clough, G.N. Braun, Shannon Carter, Robin Murdoch, David L. Major, Martin Smith, Katherine Seppings, Aisha Gartside, Diane Fisher, Natalie Loves, Tegan Gigante, Gena McLean, Melinda Kallasmae, Nuhtaya Johnson, Julia Birch, Fiona Kilgower, Kyra Bethell, Anne Reid, Pat Bull, Anthea Matley, Barb Ashworth, Robyn Lewis, Sharon Treloar, Lorraine McMahon, Robyn Yeoward. Cover image by Jan Bayliss, Fracture and Fusion 1 (also other art images).
Other Editions of Painted Words and Related Publications (plus photos and media)
See also all editions covers and other bits and pieces: Painted Words 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 (From Intro 2007 - by Ian), 2006, 2005, All editions one picture, 2011 article Bendigo Advertiser. Painted Words (plus Brit Bits 2002) has featured over 1500 pages of new writing by over 250 contributors since 2002. Numerous staff and students from/in the PWE program have edited, designed and published the various editions of the journal published since 2005. Current staff co-editors (Painted Words 2012): Tru Dowling, Dr Tom McWilliam, Peter Wiseman (also designer) and Ian. 2012 also saw the publication by PWE staff and students of Scintillae 2012 anthology for past students as well as writers etc. who have contributed to the program over the past 15 years of so.