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September 23rd, 2022 | News, Opportunities, Writers SA news

Board Members (Finance)
 We are seeking to co-opt up to two new Board members with expertise in the area of fundraising including philanthropy, sponsorship, donations or other donor development. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a new area of the organisation’s development building on our history, our strong […]

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August 16th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional | Tags:

Come and chat with Writers SA Riverland Coordinator, Kirste Vandergiessen, about your writing projects, goals, dreams and challenges. The series of library drop-in sessions across the Riverland will give local writers the opportunity to share their writing aspirations, discuss challenges and ask questions. Sometimes, small unknowns, niggling questions or gaps […]

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July 19th, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Three special opportunities for regional LGBTQIA+ young writers, one special regional event for the 2022 Feast Festival. Here. Now. Feast. is a literary showcase celebrating the voices of queer regional young people from across South Australia. Featuring readings of new poetry, stories, letters, speeches, and scripts commissioned and presented by […]

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June 30th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

National NAIDOC Week has begun, with events across Australia in the first week of July to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Support and get to know your local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities through activities and events held in […]

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June 24th, 2022 | Latest, News, Regional | Tags:

Writers SA, Eyre Peninsula Coordinator, Eliza Wuttke will be visiting libraries across the Eyre Peninsula this winter to chat with writers about their projects, goals and challenges.  The series of library drop-in sessions across the Eyre Peninsula will give local writers the opportunity to share their writing aspirations, discuss challenges […]

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June 1st, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Opportunities, Residencies | Tags:

Matilda Bookshop, in partnership with Writers SA, and in association with Ultimo Press, are offering an annual residency fellowship to a South Australian writer. The fellowship provides support (time, writing space and mentoring) to work on a writing project of literary merit in a beautiful bush setting. We are pleased […]

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May 19th, 2022 | Blog, News | Tags:

This post provides a snapshot of the activities already delivered and currently underway through the No Limits: Young Regional Writers program. For background on No Limits or to get involved with current activity, please use the relevant buttons. No Limits began in 2021 with online and in-person community consultation and […]

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April 29th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

The Annual General Meeting of Writers SA (the SA Writers Centre Incorporated – ABN 40783458265) will be held Monday 30 May, 6pm via Zoom. Call for Board of Management Nominations The Writers SA Board of Management consists of eight members. All current financial members are eligible to nominate for the […]

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February 9th, 2022 | Latest, News, Projects, Writers SA news

Together with Liminal magazine we are thrilled to announce the recipients of the Liminal & Writers SA 2022 Editorial Mentorship for emerging Asian-Australian editors in South Australia. Lyn Dickens, co-founder of new South Australian literary journal The Saltbush Review and a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of […]

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February 8th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news | Tags:

  South Australian author, poet and creative writing teacher, Jude Aquilina will be touring the Limestone Coast from 15th February to 7th March as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Jude will be visiting several towns in the region to connect with readers and writers through free workshops, one-on-one consultations […]

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January 31st, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities, Residencies, Seeking Submissions, Writers SA news

Matilda Bookshop, in partnership with Writers SA, and association with Ultimo Press, are offering an annual residency fellowship to a South Australian writer. The fellowship provides support (time, writing space and mentoring) to work on a writing project of literary merit. As there are currently no SA residency fellowships offered […]

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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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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 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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November 2nd, 2021 | News

The National Writers Centre Network has welcomed the 2020 Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions report, ‘Sculpting a National Cultural Plan: Igniting a post-COVID economy for the arts’. The Network acknowledges the significance of bi-partisan support for the arts through its unanimous recommendation of the creation […]

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