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June 27th, 2019 | News, Residencies

The Riverland will welcome renowned Australian author and journalist Royce Kurmelovs as Writers SA’s Writer in Residence this July. Working with the Berri, Barmara and Renmark Public Libraries, writing groups and community groups, Kurmelovs will connect with local reader and writers, holding workshops and events in the region in between […]

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June 26th, 2019 | News

  City of Adelaide and Writers SA announce the inaugural Context: Winter Writing Festival, to be held at Adelaide City Library 12–14 July 2019. Context: Winter Writing Festival is a three-day gathering of diverse local and interstate writers to connect, share ideas and lead conversations about the role of literature and storytelling […]

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May 7th, 2019 | News

South Australian author Jennifer Mills will spend May in the Eyre Peninsula where she will work with the Whyalla Public Library, Port Lincoln Library, and community groups, to write and connect with local writers and readers. Mills’ residency is part of Writers SA’s Writers and Readers in Residence Project, which […]

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March 18th, 2019 | News

  Writers SA, Flinders University of South Australia, and Harlequin—a division of HarperCollinsPublishers Australia—invite applications for a Commercial Fiction Fellowship for First Nations Writers. In recognition of the scarcity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices in Australian commercial fiction, this Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a writer to work […]

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February 1st, 2019 | News

It’s with both joy and sadness that we let you know that we are seeking a new Program Coordinator. Our outgoing coordinator, Matthew Cropley—who has been so integral to Writers SA—is leaving us for an exciting full-time writing opportunity overseas. We are thrilled for Matt and we are so glad […]

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July 23rd, 2018 | Latest, News, Opportunities | Tags:

We’re hiring! Writers SA seeks an experienced, passionate General Manager to take charge of our operations, members database, finances and office. Reporting to the Director, the General Manager will be central to the smooth running of our dynamic literary arts organisation. This is an exciting time to join Writers SA […]

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May 28th, 2018 | News

Monday 28 May 2018   Jessica Alice is new Writers SA Director Dr Amy Matthews, Chair of the Writers SA Board, today announces Jessica Alice as the organisation’s next Director. “I am delighted to welcome Jessica as the new Director. Jessica’s experience in literature and the arts makes her ideal […]

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March 21st, 2018 | Latest, News, Workshops, Writers SA news

As of today, summer is officially done. Autumn equinox heralds the arrival of the red leaves and, this year, our Quarter 2 program. What better way to launch than with another round of Autumn Inspirations: Daily Writing Prompts? The only topic more fitting would be Beginnings and Endings. Well, we’ve got those, […]

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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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February 28th, 2018 | Industry news, News, Writers SA news | Tags:

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 […]

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