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Glenice Whitting

Glenice Whitting
Glenice Whitting was born in Melbourne during WWII. At the age of 50, she became a mature age student and it was in the Fiction Writing class that she fell in love with the craft and decided to pursue a writing career. Three years as an on-line editor and columnist at introduced her to web writing and her book, Inspiring Women, is available online. Her published works include biographies, reviews, numerous short stories and a prize-winning novel. Her play, Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow, was produced during the 2002 Fertile Ground New Play Festival and her novel, Pickle to Pie, was short-listed for the 2003 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. It won the 2006 Ilura Press International Fiction Quest and was launched during the 2007 The Age Melbourne Writers’ Festival. Glenice can be found at

Glenice Whitting will be appearing:

15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Glenice Whitting.