Modern translation of Anne Kingsmill Finch poem

Ruth Coleman has translated The Apology by Anne Kingsmill Finch into modern English.

Kingsmill Finch was Countess of Winchilsea; she was born in April 1661 and died on 5 August 1720. Among other places, her life and works are discussed on the A Celebration of Women Writers website.

Ruth read her new translation to the meeting of 11 August 2018; it is now in the FAWSH members’ only page Short works by members.

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Member performance

Our member Greg Tome will present three of his poems as part of the St Jude’s Music Association Midweek lunchtime recital on Wednesday 12 September 2018. Musical performers are Ann Carr-Boyd and Debbie Angus on piano; the recital begins at 1.15pm.

Exercises for 11 August 2018

To repeat:
Greg Tome’s latest etymology exercise is now available via the Members only page. Greg will provide answers and lead discussion at our meeting on Saturday 11 August 2018.

Our 100-word exercise topic is also available via the Members only page. Members will be given the opportunity to present their pieces at our meeting on Saturday 11 August 2018.

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The Fellowship of Australian Writers Southern Highlands Branch (FAWSH) is a non-profit organisation supporting writers in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia.

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