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December 1st, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a very special signed copy of Jane Harper’s Exiles to giveaway! Aaron Falk returns. Exiles, the third and final book in the Aaron Falk series, follows on from Jane’s international bestsellers The Dry and Force of Nature. At a busy festival site on a warm spring night, a […]

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November 11th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Festivals, Latest | Tags:

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Writers SA and Feast Festival Short Story Competition for 2022! The competition entries spanned a range of subjects and genres including sci-fi, contemporary romance, drama, ghost stories and stream-of-consciousness, all with an open theme. As always, it was a challenge to select […]

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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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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 5th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have double passes to see Where the Crawdads Sing up for grabs! From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the […]

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June 14th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have double passes to see Lost Illusions up for grabs! A big hit at the recent AF French Film Festival, Benjamin Voisin and Cécile de France lead an all-star cast in the spectacular and exhilarating new film by Xavier Giannoli (‘The Singer’, ‘Marguerite’), an adaptation of Balzac’s classic novel […]

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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 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 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 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 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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November 24th, 2021 | Blog, Competitions, Festivals, Latest

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Writers SA Feast Short Story Competition for 2021! The competition entries spanned a range of subjects and genres from dystopian sci-fi to stream-of-consciousness, with an open theme. All finalists were wonderfully written – congratulations to the winners and the highly commended entries! […]

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November 16th, 2021 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

Looking for a new read? Thanks to our friends at Aboriginal Studies Press, we have a copy of Nomad Girl by Kanakiya Myra Ah Chee to give away! Nomad Girl is Kanakiya Myra Ah Chee’s life story told in her own warm easygoing voice. It is the story of a single father and his children’s […]

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