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Emerging writers Articles

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 fellowship will re-open later this year. Subscribe to our e-news for the latest. Last year I was lucky […]

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November 24th, 2021 | Blog, Emerging writers, Opportunities, Regional, Seeking Submissions | Tags:

Through the No Limits Program, Writers SA is calling regional storytellers from the Limestone Coast aged 12-29 to express interest in a new commission. Selected writers will be paid to respond to their experience of living in the Limestone Coast in 500-1000 words of their choosing — the challenges and […]

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November 2nd, 2021 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, SAWC news, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna the National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the 2021 recipient of our SA First Nations Writers Fellowship is Karen Wyld. Karen will be spending a week in the Blue Mountains, writing and developing her craft, with seven nights at Varuna, a $300 travel subsidy, and […]

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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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March 3rd, 2020 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, Opportunities, Residencies

  Writers SA is once again partnering with Varuna, the National Writers’ House, to offer a residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer in 2020. This opportunity is open to writers and poets who are under 35, are Writers SA members, and are South Australian residents. The week-long residency will […]

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March 7th, 2018 | Emerging writers, Industry news, News, Residencies, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna, The National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the inaugural recipient of our Fellowship for a South Australian Emerging Writer. And the award goes to… Katerina Bryant! Katerina will work on her manuscript Animals Like Us, a literary non-fiction essay collection. She will spend a week in residence at Varuna […]

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November 1st, 2017 | Emerging writers, Latest, News, Opportunities, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

The SA Writers Centre is partnering with Varuna, the National Writers’ House to offer a new residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer. This opportunity is open to writers, poets and illustrators who are under 35, and are South Australian residents. The week-long residency will take place from Monday 23 […]

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November 13th, 2013 | Blog, Emerging writers, Insights, Tips | Tags:

By Simon Collinson You’re a young writer. You have ideas and ambition, and even a few pieces of writing sitting in a drawer, but no idea where to send them. Sound familiar? Getting work published is a dilemma for writers of every age, but is particularly severe for younger writers […]

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August 8th, 2013 | Blog, Emerging writers, Projects, SAWC news, Writer in Residence | Tags:

In the middle of 2012, we ran a comprehensive survey with South Australian emerging writers to identify their needs and wants in the industry so we could better provide for their professional development and foster their writing journey. We received nearly a hundred responses and we celebrated the results at […]

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