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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 some of the finest visiting authors and poets, right here in Adelaide. Join Emily Bitto for a deep dive into theme, […]

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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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January 18th, 2022 | Latest

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January 18th, 2022 | Latest

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November 30th, 2021 | Latest, News, Opportunities, Writers SA news

Writers SA is hiring an Operations Manager to join the team in February 2022. The Operations Manager is a newly created role overseeing Writers SA’s membership program, general administration and project management. It is a customer-facing role as the first point of contact between our members, the public and the […]

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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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November 2nd, 2021 | Blog, Latest

Last year we began a series of blog posts highlighting new book releases from the Writers SA member community. The response was so positive that we’ve decided to expand our monthly posts to include writing successes of all kinds, from new book releases to prizes, fellowships and residencies to other […]

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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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October 21st, 2021 | Latest

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October 19th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, Perfecting the craft, Tips

Writers never stop developing their craft, but if you’re a new or aspiring writer, the Writers SA team have shared a few tips and techniques to help you along the way: Write even when you’re not feeling itNora Roberts famously said, ‘You can’t edit a blank page’ and for some […]

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September 29th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

  Award-winning poet and author, Kami McInnes will be travelling to the South East of South Australia this October as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. McInnes will be visiting several towns in the region to connect with readers and writers through readings, events, workshops at libraries and community centres, […]

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September 17th, 2021 | Blog, Insights, Latest, Regional, Writers SA news | Tags:

Our new regional team members recently had the opportunity to attend Artlands, the National Regional Arts Conference, at the South Australian hub at Fabrik in Lobethal. We asked each of the team to share a little reflection on their experience of the conference. Kathy Parker Artlands 2021 brought together a […]

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September 14th, 2021 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival has created an online program – BAD September International – of international bestselling crime authors zooming in every Wednesday evening from 8 September to talk about their new crime releases with the BAD team. The line-up features Girl on the Train author Paula Hawkins (UK), […]

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August 31st, 2021 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

We are excited to announce two new Writers and Readers in Residence for September 2021: Rachael Mead and Tracy Crisp! Adelaide author of The Application of Pressure Rachael Mead will be travelling to Kangaroo Island, where she will be based in Kingscote from the 1st to the 15th September. If […]

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