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January 22nd, 2020 | Blog, Latest, Workshops

This March, join some of the visiting authors of Adelaide Writers’ Week for Writers Studio, a series of masterclasses designed to make you think, make you write, and make you a better storyteller. Presented in partnership with Adelaide Writers’ Week, this is your chance to learn from some of Ausralia’s […]

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January 8th, 2020 | Blog

  I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. Except for the year I was determined to be able to run (as exercise, apparently it’s fun). I did it but it’s not fun for me. The point is that I achieved what I’d set out to do. Unlike the years […]

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December 17th, 2019 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

Summer’s pleasures include hiding away in the blissful chill and hush of a movie theatre – thanks to our pals at Palace Films, we have double passes to bookish dramedy The Truth to give away! After the global success of the Cannes Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters, master auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda’s wry […]

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December 4th, 2019 | Blog, Latest

Margot Lloyd is an editor at Wakefield Press, who will be leading our upcoming Inside Publishing: Query, Synopsis, Submission workshop. Using her years of insider knowledge (and time spent reading submissions), Margot is set to help you craft a submission, from query letter to synopsis, that truly sings.  We caught up […]

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November 26th, 2019 | Blog, Latest, News

Applications are now open for the 2020 Writers SA Writers & Readers in Residence Project, a unique chance for writers to connect with a regional or remote South Australian community, and undertake an artistic residency to work on their own projects for 2–4+ weeks. Designed to activate reading as well […]

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November 25th, 2019 | Blog, Competitions, Festivals, Latest

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Writers SA Feast Short Story Competition for 2019! The competition attracted a strong field of entries, covering a range of subjects and genres from YA to historical romance, inspired by the broad theme of ‘queer lives’.  All finalists were wonderfully written – congratulations […]

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October 30th, 2019 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

Win! Thanks to our friends at Allen & Unwin, we have a copy of Vicki Hastrich’s Night Fishing to giveaway. A luminous and remarkable memoir of a singular life in art and nature, Night Fishing unfolds as a series of expeditions or essays, undertaken in the spirit of the philosopher […]

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October 15th, 2019 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

*Please note, this competition has now closed* It’s spring, and time to emerge from the cocoon – lucky for us, there’s plenty to do in Adelaide in October and November. The folks at Woodville Town Hall are holding November Nights, a new music festival featuring seven female artists, celebrating soul, […]

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October 1st, 2019 | Blog, Latest

*This giveaway is now closed* We have a double pass to giveaway to All The Stories, at Nexus Arts on 5 October. The program features Melbourne-based The Letter String Quartet’s work All The Stories, a song cycle collaboratively written by the Quartet’s artistic director Biddy Connor and poet Maria Zajkowski, and […]

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September 24th, 2019 | Blog, Latest | Tags:

*Please note this competition is now closed* JLF Adelaide – from the producers of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival- has just announced its full program as part of OzAsia Festival 2019! A free weekend of talks, panels, readings and performances, JLF Adelaide returns to showcase the most celebrated writers, thinkers […]

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