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August 11th, 2020 | Blog, Latest

With winter in full swing and the #stayathome lifestyle now the norm, why not book in some solid writing time? A DIY, at-home writing retreat can be exactly what you need to start a new project, gain momentum, or polish that manuscript. We’ve put together a few tips on running […]

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August 4th, 2020 | Blog, Books, Latest

We have an amazingly talented community of Writers SA members, many of whom have had their book launches cancelled or delayed during the pandemic. To help get the word out, we’re introducing a monthly spotlight of new and recently-released books from members. Congratulations to all of our members with books […]

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July 7th, 2020 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, SAWC news

We’re thrilled to announce the winner of the Writers SA Varuna Fellowship for Young Writers – Phoebe Paterson de Heer! Writers SA and Varuna the National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the 2020 recipient of our residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer. Phoebe will be […]

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June 30th, 2020 | Blog, Competitions, News

Cinemas are slowly re-opening with new health and safety measures in place and to celebrate, we have five double passes to The Booksellers to give away, thanks to our pals at Palace Nova Cinemas! Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and they also play an underappreciated […]

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May 26th, 2020 | Blog, Latest

From KI to Coober Pedy, city to country, South Australia has some magnificent locations – and you’ll find a book set in almost all of them. We recently asked our members for their suggestions for favourite novels set in Adelaide and South Australia, and wow, did you answer. We’ve compiled […]

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April 21st, 2020 | Blog, Latest

Like most people right now, the Writers SA team has had more time for catching up on our ‘to read’ piles, podcasts, and TV shows. From the history of the English language to Buffy, thrillers to memoir – our team has rounded up a few suggestions to help you stay […]

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April 7th, 2020 | Blog, Latest

When you’re living in your own bubble of social isolation, it becomes more important than ever to stay connected – to family, friends, colleagues and your professional and creative peers. In the last few weeks we’ve seen a gathering together around the digital fireplace, with all kinds of online communities, […]

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April 1st, 2020 | Blog, Latest

We are living through strange days – it’s more important than ever that we support one another and stay connected as we face uncertainty and these difficult times. Reading, writing, and the stories we tell will help us get through, and aid us in recovery. With that in mind, we’ve […]

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March 25th, 2020 | Blog, Latest

Things are changing fast, shop doors are closing, and the next few months are going to be hard on retailers – local bookstores included.  Many much-loved local bookshops are delivering online and over the phone, see below for the latest on how they’re responding to the pandemic (keeping in mind […]

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March 25th, 2020 | Blog, Latest

Writers SA has taken proactive steps to protect and care for our community. Our team of staff are now working from home and we are moving our autumn workshop program to online streaming. While we value face-to-face gatherings, digital workshops will allow us to be more accessible to regional writers, […]

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