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November 29th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

We are so delighted to share that the Writers SA No Limits: Young Regional Writers project won Outstanding Regional Event or Project at the Arts South Australia Ruby Awards on Friday night. No Limits: Young Regional Writers exists to connect, inspire, and build the capacity of young regional writers, and […]

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November 16th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

Portal: Fantasy Workshop Festival was an event held over a weekend in September for fantasy lovers in the Riverland. We invited some young storytellers to soak up the fantasy goodness and asked them to write a creative piece in response to the event. This is what they came up with. […]

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November 11th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Festivals, Latest | Tags:

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Writers SA and Feast Festival Short Story Competition for 2022! The competition entries spanned a range of subjects and genres including sci-fi, contemporary romance, drama, ghost stories and stream-of-consciousness, all with an open theme. As always, it was a challenge to select […]

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November 7th, 2022 | Blog, Latest

Every month we take a moment to congratulate Writers SA members on their writing successes, from new book releases, to prizes, fellowships, awards, publication credits and more. If you’re a Writers SA member who has celebrated a writing achievement recently, fill out this form to be included in our next […]

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October 31st, 2022 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, Residencies, SAWC news, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna the National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the 2022 recipient of our SA First Nations Writers Fellowship is established artist and emerging writer Katherine Bell. Kat will be spending a week in the Blue Mountains, writing and developing her craft, with seven nights at Varuna, […]

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October 25th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

It’s been a *few* weeks since we held Portal! Here’s the highlight reel. Portal, for those of you who didn’t get bombarded with notifications about it, was a Fantasy Workshop Festival we held in the Riverland. In response to our passionate fantasy community in the Riverland, we organised a weekend-long […]

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October 19th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

We are so excited to share the finished versions of our Quick, A Portal Opened commissions! As part of Portal: Fantasy Workshop Festival, the No Limits team opened portals across regional South Australia. We found eight brave storytellers to tell us about their adventures and of the creatures they encountered. […]

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October 14th, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Dear You Writers SA and D’faces are teaming up to celebrate the voices of young regional LGBTQIA+ people as part of this year’s Feast Festival. We are inviting all LGBTQIA+ young people aged 15 – 29 in regional South Australia to write and submit a letter to your past or […]

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September 29th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Opportunities | Tags:

Writers SA and Adelaide’s queer arts and culture community festival, Feast, present the 2022 Feast Short Story Competition, to celebrate the creative work of queer writers in South Australia.

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September 20th, 2022 | Blog, Regional | Tags:

Here. Now. Feast. is a literary showcase celebrating the voices of queer regional young people from across South Australia. Featuring readings of new poetry, stories, letters, speeches, and scripts commissioned and presented by Writers SA and D’faces for Feast Festival 2022. We are delighted to announce the selected writers for Here. Now. Feast. […]

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September 19th, 2022 | Blog, Regional | Tags:

The bi-annual Eyre Peninsula Field Days was held in Cleve from August 9th -11th 2022. Through our No Limits: Young Regional Writers program, two young Eyre Peninsula based writers were selected to attend and respond, sharing their experience in a format that felt true to them. Selected as residents were […]

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September 8th, 2022 | Blog, Latest | Tags:

Welcome to Postcard From… a series giving you an insider glimpse into a regional area where Writers SA’s No Limits program supports literary activities across the state. In our first edition, we head to the Riverland to shine a light on Barmera, which will host our upcoming Portal Fantasy Festival […]

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September 6th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

We are so excited to announce the successful applicants of Quick, A Portal Opened! expression of interest commission! As part of Portal: Fantasy Workshop Festival, the No Limits team opened portals across regional South Australia. They found nine brave storytellers to tell us about their adventures and of the creatures […]

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August 30th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, Poetry | Tags:

Join Writers SA and Red Room Poetry for a showcase of some of South Australia’s brightest poets to celebrate Poetry Month 2022.

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August 17th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

In 2022 Raining Poetry in Adelaide is extending into regional South Australia through a special collaboration with the Writers SA’s No Limits Program. We are delighted to announce the selected poets for Raining Poetry in the Regions. Poets of all ages were selected through an open submissions process, judged blind […]

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