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April 16th, 2019 | Blog

On the Writers SA calendar in April is a workshop with Michael Bollen and the team from Wakefield Press – Inside Publishing:From Manuscript to Market. In this six-hour session we look at traditional publishing from the pitching and editing process to marketing, publicity and production. Participants will workshop their own […]

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April 10th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

Entries for the 2020 The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award are now open! To celebrate this exciting opportunity, we’ve teamed up with Allen & Unwin to give away a stellar bundle of Vogel award-winning titles. The book bundle includes one copy of each of the following: The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady The […]

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April 2nd, 2019 | Blog, Latest

We’re thrilled to have two brand new team members on board at Writers SA, bringing their own creativity, personality (and playlists) to the office. Get to know them: Bronwyn Tilley Program Coordinator Bronwyn Tilley (writing as Bronwyn Stuart) is a multi-published award-winning author of both contemporary and historical romantic fiction. […]

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March 29th, 2019 | Blog

  Our second quarter Program for April to June has been released and tickets are already selling fast! We have workshops and events for writers of all levels and genres. Perhaps you want to try your hand at freelancing but don’t know where to begin or what to write? Try […]

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February 16th, 2019 | Blog | Tags:

Writers SA is thrilled to host British-Asian novelist Preti Taneja, author of We That Are Young, for a special masterclass in association with Adelaide Writers’ Week. In an exclusive and intimate session, find out how Preti was inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear to write her own novel. Ahead of her exciting […]

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October 22nd, 2018 | Blog, Poetry, Readings, Regional, Residencies, Travel, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence

Southern Cross News SA featured a story on Manal’s residency: Upon arrival at Port Augusta, I was met with a warm welcome from the host of the Eco Motel, the place in which I would be staying for the week. We had some lovely conversation about east Africa and other […]

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October 15th, 2018 | Blog, Latest, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

Writers SA is running a Writers and Readers in Residence program sending authors out to interact with communities and create new work. Read about poet Manal Younus’ experience in Port Augusta as the first writer on the program:   When I was in the fourth grade, we were tasked with […]

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September 24th, 2018 | Blog, Latest

Karen Wyld, an author, freelance writer and weaver, will spend a month in the Ceduna region working with the library and various community-based organisations to present activities for local writers and readers. Karen’s residency is part of Writers SA’s Writers and Readers in Residence Project, in which South Australian writers […]

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September 14th, 2018 | Blog, Latest | Tags:

Guardian journalist and arts writer Jane Howard will be in Renmark over the next two weeks undertaking a writing residency at the Renmark Paringa Public Library. Jane’s residency is part of Writers SA’s Writers and Readers in Residence Project, in which South Australian writers undertake an artistic residency in regional […]

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September 12th, 2018 | Blog, Industry news, Latest

Jessica Alice, Director of Writers SA, today announces Lynda de Koning as the organisation’s next General Manager. “It is with enthusiasm for Writers SA that I welcome Lynda as our General Manager,” Jessica said. “Lynda’s experience and record in South Australia’s arts and creative industries is a great asset to […]

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