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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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February 8th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

We are delighted to announce the selected writers for our Limestone Coast No Limits commission project Our Words, Our Town. Our Words, Our Town is a creative response to living on the Limestone Coast as a young person in 2022 — the challenges and hardships of being a young person […]

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February 8th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news | Tags:

  South Australian author, poet and creative writing teacher, Jude Aquilina will be touring the Limestone Coast from 15th February to 7th March as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Jude will be visiting several towns in the region to connect with readers and writers through free workshops, one-on-one consultations […]

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February 8th, 2022 | Blog

Did you know the romance novel industry is worth around $2billion a year and is the highest selling genre in the world? Our loyal readers flock to romance because they know exactly what they’re going to get in terms of the ending. They know their book boyfriend isn’t going to […]

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February 3rd, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

For short story fans, we have a copy of 2020 QLA Glendower winner Fiona Robertson’s debut collection, If You’re Happy (UQP) to give away. The stories in this impressive, thoughtful collection explore the human heart and its desire and capacity for joy in a turbulent world. A divorced woman discovers […]

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January 31st, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities, Residencies, Seeking Submissions, Writers SA news

Matilda Bookshop, in partnership with Writers SA, and association with Ultimo Press, are offering an annual residency fellowship to a South Australian writer. The fellowship provides support (time, writing space and mentoring) to work on a writing project of literary merit. As there are currently no SA residency fellowships offered […]

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January 26th, 2022 | Blog, Festivals, Latest, Writers SA news

Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of Writers Studio events in association with Adelaide Writers’ Week returns! Hosted by revered guest authors, this is your chance to learn from some of the finest visiting authors and poets, right here in Adelaide. Join Emily Bitto for a deep dive into […]

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January 25th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

  Best-selling picture book author, Katrina Germein, will be travelling to the Riverland in South Australia this February as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Germein will be visiting Barmera, Renmark, and Berri in the first two weeks of February to connect with readers and writers through one-on-one consultations, and […]

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