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May 12th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

Writers SA and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie are calling all regional storytellers to express interest in a new project. Selected writers will be paid to write a short piece in any form of their choosing (poetry, song, photographs, comic page, short story, diary entry etc) responding to the […]

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May 11th, 2022 | Blog, Insights, Latest, Resources, Tips

We often get asked, “When is the best time of the year to submit my novel?” and the answer varies a little bit but I wanted to shed some universal light on this part of the journey to publication. Agents If you’re querying agents, watch their socials, especially Twitter. Some […]

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May 3rd, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a copy of Losing Face (UQP) by George Haddad up for grabs! Joey is young, indifferent. He’s drifting around Western Sydney unaware that his passivity is leading him astray. And then one day he is involved in a violent crime, one that threatens to upend his life entirely. […]

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April 29th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

The Annual General Meeting of Writers SA (the SA Writers Centre Incorporated – ABN 40783458265) will be held Monday 30 May, 6pm via Zoom. Call for Board of Management Nominations The Writers SA Board of Management consists of eight members. All current financial members are eligible to nominate for the […]

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April 20th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, Workshops

Looking for a workshop but not sure what to do? Let us help you find the one that’s right for you from our upcoming program. If you are a… POETWe recommend:~ Poetry: Inspiration and Craft~ Work Space FICTION WRITERWe recommend:~ The Novel Project~ Maximising your Word Count~ Work Space~ Craft […]

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April 12th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a copy of True Friends (UQP) up for grabs! In True Friends, acclaimed author Patti Miller recounts the joyful making and then painful ending of a long, close friendship. It is a deep and influential relationship in her life, but when it inexplicably unravels, Patti is left searching […]

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March 30th, 2022 | Blog, Emerging writers, Guest posts, Latest, Residencies, Travel | Tags:

Earlier this year, Lara Saunders undertook the Writers SA Emerging Writers Fellowship, spending seven days at Varuna the National Writers’ House, with a travel subsidy and manuscript consultation. Applications for the annual fellowships are now open for 2022. Last year I was lucky enough to be one of the joint […]

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March 29th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a copy of The Sorrow Stone (UQP) up for grabs! From author Kári Gíslason comes an epic novel that reimagines the fate of one of Iceland’s famous women of history. Dramatic and urgent in its telling, The Sorrow Stone celebrates one woman’s quest, against the breathtaking backdrop of […]

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March 15th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a double pass to see SIARAD up for grabs, plus a copy of the book! In collaboration with Adelaide Fringe and Arts South Australia, we’re excited to present performances of Caroline Reid’s SIARAD as part of Mount Gambier Fringe. SIARAD (a welsh word meaning “to speak”) is the […]

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March 8th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have ten double passes to see Book of Love up for grabs! BOOK OF LOVE follows Henry (Sam Claflin) an uptight English writer whose novel is a total failure. One bright spot is that the book is hit in Mexico but when he is invited to the country to […]

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February 28th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

Writers SA is presenting a whole month of poetry in the Limestone Coast this March, with in-person and online workshops, and regional Fringe performances, through the No Limits program. The Limestone Coast program in March features performances of Caroline Reid’s SIARAD for Fringe Mount Gambier, an open mic event for Naracoorte Fringe […]

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February 24th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, Resources | Tags:

https://lendingrights.arts.gov.au/ For those who don’t know what these acronyms stand for, they are public lending rights and educational lending rights. I’m not an expert but I’m going to unpack a little about what these are, who needs them, and what next. To speak to an actual expert on this, call […]

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February 22nd, 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. Writers SA are calling for poetry submissions from writers living anywhere in regional South Australia, with poems set to magically appear in selected locations when it rains.  […]

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February 22nd, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have ten double passes to see Miss Marx up for grabs! MISS MARX is a new biopic about the bright, passionate and free Eleanor Marx (played by Bafta and Golden Globe nominated performer Romola Garai, Suffragette, Atonement), the youngest daughter of socialist revolutionary Karl Marx. Among the first women […]

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February 14th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

In the Margins is a collaborative reading project by the Writers SA regional team through the No Limits program for writers and word lovers aged 30 or under, living in regional South Australia.  In the Margins is about connecting young regional readers through a supported network and shared outcome. The […]

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