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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 30th, 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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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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August 16th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional | Tags:

Come and chat with Writers SA Riverland Coordinator, Kirste Vandergiessen, about your writing projects, goals, dreams and challenges. The series of library drop-in sessions across the Riverland will give local writers the opportunity to share their writing aspirations, discuss challenges and ask questions. Sometimes, small unknowns, niggling questions or gaps […]

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August 11th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

History Blogs EOI has been reopened! If you missed out during our last round, now’s the chance to show off your connection to and the history of your town. Writers SA and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie are calling all regional storytellers to express interest in a new project. […]

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August 11th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a copy of Bone Memories by Sally Piper to giveaway to a Writers SA member. The third novel from the Queensland author explores the repercussions, within one family, of a terrible crime. Even though sixteen years have passed, Billie will never recover from the murder of her daughter, […]

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July 27th, 2022 | Blog, Writers SA news

Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of four-month intensive courses return! Hosted by experienced practicing authors, this is your chance to commit to your long-form writing project, with the tools, tuition, and time to get it done. Join Patrick Mullins for an online course on nonfiction writing; celebrated writer […]

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July 27th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, Writers SA news

We are thrilled to once again team up with Varuna, the National Writers’ House, to offer two new writing residency and development fellowships for South Australian writers working in any genre or form. The fellowships provide time, writing space, and consultation to work on your writing in a dedicated writers’ retreat […]

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July 19th, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Three special opportunities for regional LGBTQIA+ young writers, one special regional event for the 2022 Feast Festival. 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 […]

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July 5th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

As part of the Riverland’s upcoming workshop weekend Portal: Fantasy Workshop Festival (September 9th – 11th), Writers SA is asking regional writers to show their expressions of interest in participating in the event remotely! We’re commissioning fantasy writers all over regional South Australia to develop a fantasy creature inspired by […]

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