Jessica Alice, Director of Writers SA, today announces Lynda de Koning as the organisation’s next General Manager. “It is with enthusiasm for Writers SA that I welcome Lynda as our General Manager,” Jessica said. “Lynda’s experience and record in South Australia’s arts and creative industries is a great asset to […]
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Katerina Bryant off to Varuna, The National Writers’ House
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 […]
Farewell from our outgoing director Sarah Tooth
Literary friends, it’s time for a special announcement from our beloved leader, Sarah Tooth: After six wonderful years, it’s time for me to say ‘goodbye’ to Writers SA and our delightful community of writers. It’s been my absolute pleasure to lead the organisation since 2012, to have worked with dedicated […]
The George Town Literary Exchange returns
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 […]
New Career Support Programs for South Australian writers
First Draft, Manuscript Incubator, and Career Track When it comes to writers’ needs across their journey, one size definitely does not fit all. So we’re pleased to launch three new career support programs designed specifically for South Australian writers, tailored to our community’s diverse and evolving needs. In 2018, we’ll […]
We have a new home!
We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter for SA Writers Centre. From November, we’ll have a home in – and partnership with – the State Library of South Australia. In the heart of Adelaide’s cultural strip, we’ll be based in the Institute Building on North Terrace. For more than thirty years, […]
SA Writers Centre Podcasts
SA Writers Centre podcasts are available for you to listen to! As part of the SA Writers Centre’s digital writer in residence program, we have developed some podcasts for your to listen to whilst driving to work, doing your dishes or relaxing in bed. Check them out here. Special feature: […]
Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Open
Nominations for the 2016 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature are open, with a prize pool of $167,500 on offer in one of the nation’s richest and most competitive literary prizes.
Top Picks for Adelaide Writers’ Week
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. http://youtu.be/ETRWd2_ENWE
Inaugural Melbourne Art Book Fair
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 […]
Virtual Writer in Residence Shortlisted
Marianna Shek’s project, ‘Limerence’, which was developed as part of the NT Writers’ Centre Digital Residency run by SA Writers Centre, was shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize in the UK. Check it out here.
Money for Romance
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to our Admin Assistant, Sarah Gates, who received the Colin Thiele Writing Scholarship from Carclew recently, of $12,500. We’re very proud of her and her writing achievements and we’re excited for this wonderful step in her career.
January – March Program 2015
Program of Writing Workshops and Events We’re very excited to present our first quarter writing program and want to encourage you to take advantage of the wonderful writing workshops and events we have on offer. You’ll be able to choose from a range of wonderful learning and development experiences including […]
National Young Writers’ Festival 2014
By Raelke Grimmer Twitter is great, but let’s be honest, it can also be a jealousy-making machine. Especially when it feels like everyone on your Twitter feed is live-tweeting from the most incredible Writers’ Festivals around Australia, and you’re missing out because you’re not there. This is, partly, the person’s […]
Linkedin for Writers
By Vanessa Jones As a writer, you may be quick to disregard LinkedIn assuming that it’s for those who work in the corporate world only. But the professional business networking site, which has been around for nearly twelve years, has over 300 million users and shouldn’t be underestimated as a […]