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February 9th, 2021 | 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 the nation’s finest writers, right here in Adelaide. Join Will Kostakis for an exclusive workshop about writing YA; bestselling author […]

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February 12th, 2020 | Blog, Festivals, Latest

Festival time is upon us! With Adelaide Fringe Festival opening this week, the city is brimming with the excitement of possibility. New ideas and collaborations are being sparked as artists from across the country and world head to Adelaide. It can be overwhelming when you want to see and do […]

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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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November 30th, 2018 | Competitions, Festivals, SAWC news

The Feast short story completion attracted a strong field and we were delighted with the numbers. The stories covered a range of subjects: falling in love, rites of passage, casual sex vs. friendship, living with HIV, being trans in a country town; and included every genre from realism to futuristic fantasy and whimsy. […]

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February 21st, 2018 | Blog, Festivals, Guest posts, Latest, News, Poetry, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news | Tags:

This week we welcome Bernice Chauly to Adelaide as part of our partnership with George Town Literary Festival, Penang – our Malaysian sister city. Bernice is a writer, filmmaker, actor and festival director. She will be in residence until mid-March and will appear at Adelaide Writers’ Week. Before she jets […]

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November 1st, 2017 | Festivals, Industry news, News, Poetry, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

We’re delighted to announce Jelena Dinic as this year’s recipient of the George Town Literary Exchange. Jelena will feature in the 2017 George Town Literary Festival program before spending time at Rimbun Dahan, a private arts residency space in Malaysia. Jelena migrated to Australia from Serbia in her teens and […]

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August 19th, 2016 | Festivals, News

Congratulations to all the winners of the Salisbury Writers Festival competitions! If you didn’t get along to the awards night, here they are:   Junior Poetry: Second Place: Outside the Window Jessica Rokkas First Place: Lions in the Sky Jessica Rokkas Short Fiction: Highly Commended: The Unhelpful Animal Government Thomas […]

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April 6th, 2016 | Festivals, Latest, News, Opportunities, SAWC news, Seeking Submissions | Tags:

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – GEORGE TOWN LITERARY FESTIVAL SA Writers Centre is partnering with the George Town Literary Festival, in Penang, Malaysia, to include an established South Australian writer on the 2016 GLTF festival program. This opportunity is open to all current SA Writers Centre members (as at 30 March […]

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March 8th, 2016 | Blog, Festivals, Latest, Media, News | Tags:

Adelaide Writers’ Week may be over but you can still relive the literary glory thanks to ABC 891 Adelaide. At the 2016 Adelaide Writers’ Week, Afternoons with Sonya Feldhoff captured the insightful and inspiring stories of 16 national and international authors. Monday February 29 Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies Simon […]

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November 19th, 2015 | Festivals, Latest, News | Tags:

Adelaide Writers’ Week 2015 has been announced as the national winner of the Coates Hire Best Community Event at the Australian Event Awards, which also recognised WOMADelaide as EVENTelec Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event! This is a prestigious industry award that considers how well an event engages with and […]

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October 29th, 2015 | Blog, Festivals, News | Tags:

Sean’s Shorts – Sean Williams gives us some short, yet insightful, answers to a short Q&A about writing and reading. Sean will be a guest at our upcoming Children’s and YA Creators Festival, which is a festival not to be missed! Favourite writing tip: Write what you love: dive right […]

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March 3rd, 2015 | Blog, Festivals, Industry news | Tags:

Director of Adelaide Writers’ Week, Laura Kroetsch, gave a special presentation to SA Writers Centre members to let us know her top picks for AWW.

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February 24th, 2015 | Festivals, Industry news, Insights, Latest, News

The NGV will host the inaugural Melbourne Art Book Fair, 1−3 May at NGV International, gathering together some of the most creative Australian and international book designers and publishers in an architecturally designed experience in NGV’s Great Hall. A number of exhibitors will showcase fine art, architecture and design publications […]

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February 19th, 2015 | Blog, Books, Festivals | Tags:

We were joined by Laura Kroetsch, Director, Adelaide Writers’ Week today as she regaled us with her hot tips of – as writers – who we should pay particular attention to during this year’s Adelaide Writers’ Week. We were also fortunate enough to have Laura impart some solid wisdom about […]

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August 13th, 2014 | Festivals, News | Tags:

Whitsunday Writers Festival 2014 program is now online. The Festival runs 10 – 12 October. Details here.

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